AURELIAN, ANTONINIANUS, SERDICA MINT, DEO ET DOMINO NATO AVRELIANO AVG, RIC 306 (RARE)
Obv: DEO ET DOMINO NATO AVRELIANO AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev: RESTITVT ORBIS
Female figure standing right, crowning Emperor in military dress standing left, holding spear (or long sceptre) in l. hand.
RIC 306, MIR 261ee4, BNC 1053, RIC (revised) 2803 (temporary number)
A very rare obverse legend and better preserved than most, if not all, of the six specimens listed on the new RIC website.
DOMITIAN CAESAR, DENARIUS, ROME MINT, PULVINAR CHAIR, RIC (TITUS) 271
Domitian, as Caesar
Obv: CAESAR DIVI F DOMITIANVS COS VII
Laureate head right
Rev: PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS
Corinthian helmet of Minerva on a draped pulvinar chair
RIC (Titus) 271
DEIFIED VESPASIAN, DENARIUS, ROME MINT, TWO CAPRICORNS, RIC 357
Obv: DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS
Laureate bust right
Rev: Two Capricorns supporting a shield inscribed SC all resting on a globe
Some scratched ancient graffito on reverse that generally does not detract, in my opinion, from the appeal of this coin in hand.
LUCIUS VERUS, SESTERTIUS, ROME MINT, L VERUS AND M AURELIUS CLASPING HANDS, RIC 1308
Obv: IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG
Bare head right
Rev: CONCORD AVGVSTOR TRP II COS II SC
Lucius Verus and Marcus Aurelius casping hands
Lamination/shallow pit in field between the two emperors but still an attractive portrait on a Verus sestertius.
POSTUMUS, ANTONINIANUS, TRIER MINT, MERCURY, RIC 313, SCARCE REVERSE TYPE
Postumus, 260-9 AD
Trier mint, issue IVa
Obv: IMP C POSTVMVS PF AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev: MERCVRIO FELICI
Mercury standing left holding purse and caduceus
RIC 313, Cunetio 2419, Elmer 413, AGK 43
The great Cunetio (Wilts) hoard of 54,951 coins contained 12,991 coins of the Gallic usuper Postumus. Of those only 7 were of this type.