Roman Silver & Bronze - Roman Imperial
ANCIENT ROMAN SILVER DENARII, including Otho, (A.D. 69), issued Jan-Feb 69, Rome mint, (3.16 g), obv. bare head to right of Otho, around IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG T[R [P], rev. Securitas standing to left, holding wreath and sceptre, around SECURITAS P R, (S.2162, BMC 17, RIC 8, RSC 17) (illustrated); Vitellius, (Late April - Dec 20, 69 A.D.), (3.08 and 3.05 g), obv. laureate head of Vitellius to right, rev. XV VIR SACR FAC, Tripod Lebes with dolphin lying to right on top and raven standing to right below, (S.2201, RSC 111, BMC 39, RIC 109) (2); another, (3.22 g), rev. LIBERTAS RESTITVTA, Libertas, draped and standing facing, head to right holding pileus, and in left hand a long rod, (cf.S.2198, RSC 47, BMC 31, RIC 105); another (fouree), (2.21 g), rev. Concordia draped and seated to left, (cf.S.2196, RSC 20, BMC 7, RIC 73). Toned, fine - nearly very fine and scarce. (5)
Ex Dr V.J.A. Flynn Collection.
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ANCIENT ROMAN SILVER DENARII, including Otho, (A.D. 69), issued Jan-Feb 69, Rome mint, (3.16 g), ...