Ancient Coins From the Collection Formed By John Roberts-Lewis

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £280

Estimate: £150 - £200

Septimius Severus, Denarius, Laodicea, 199, bust right, rev. Æquitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiæ, 2.62g (RIC 500; BMC 285; S 6259); Julia Domna, Denarius, Rome, 211-17, bust right, rev. Diana standing left, holding torch, 3.22g (RIC Caracalla 373a; BMC 430; S 7100); Caracalla, Denarius, Rome, 211, bust right, rev. Serapis standing facing, holding sceptre, 3.02g (RIC 208a; BMC 439; S 6829); Plautilla, Denarii (2), both Rome, 202, bust right, rev. Concordia standing with patera and sceptre, 2.61g (RIC 204; BMC 411; S 7065), bust right, rev. Venus standing with Cupid, 3.13g (RIC 369; BMC 429; S 7074); Geta (as Cæsar), Denarius, Rome, 199, bust right, rev. Spes advancing, holding flower and lifting skirt, 3.19g (RIC 4; BMC 182; S 7203); Elagabalus, Denarius, Rome, 219, bust right, rev. Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and cornucopiæ, 2.68g (RIC 98; C 82; S 7521 var.); Julia Mæsa, Denarius, Rome, 218-20, bust right, rev. Pudicitia seated left, drawing out veil from shoulder, 3.75g (RIC 268; BMC 76; S 7756) [8]. Geta fine and brightly cleaned, others generally very fine or better and toned


Provenance: Plautilla RIC 204 bt Seaby 1979; Plautilla RIC 369 bt Seaby 1981; Julia Mæsa SCMB June 1983 (C 276)