All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1330539 (stock #christ12alb)
In the 300 years between the death of Jesus and the death of Constantine the Great, Christianity went from being the nascent belief system of a few dozen disciples to the official religion of the mighty Roman Empire. Its meteoric rise is nothing short of miraculous. This remarkable collection tells the story in coins.

Gallienus issued the Edict of Toleration, making Christianity legal in the Empire for thefirst time...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1330160 (stock #goodemperors)
Edward Gibbon, the British historian and author of the landmark The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, wrote, “If a man were called upon to fix that period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the deaths of Domitian to the accession of Commodus,” at which point the Empire began its slow and ineluctable decline...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1330159 (stock #constantine1)
After the death of Nero, the last emperor of the Caesar Augustus line, in 68 CE, Rome began a slow but inexorable decline. The next two and a half centuries yielded crisis after crisis, with four new dynasties occupying the throne, all but a handful forgotten.

Not until the fourth century CE was the glory of Rome restored. In 305 CE, Constantine I became emperor. Not since the heyday of the Julio-Augustan dynasty has a Roman Emperor exerted such profound influence on the world...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330116 (stock #WL.15)
c. 3rd-4th Century CE

This small, ovoid shape lamp was developed from earlier Roman discus lamps and was produced in what is now southern Israel. The nozzle is a continuation of the body and is demarcated by a raised band above the wick hole. Above this line is a symmetrical cross within a circle. Two palm branches are present on the shoulders. The handle is diminutive. The lamp sits on a ring base, inside of which two concentric circles with dots serves as a makers mark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330109 (stock #WL.21)
c. 2nd -3rd Century CE

This lamp was most likely produced in Israel during the Roman period in imitation of imported discus lamps. The discus itself is decorated with a human head, most likely that of a deity or other mythological figure. The shoulders are decorated with an ovolo band and the small, circular discus is flanked by two volutes. The entire lamp is finished with a red burnished slip...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1326997 (stock #WC.37)
Ascalon Mint; 98-117 CE

Obverse: СƐΒΑСΤΟС. Laureate bust of Trajan facing left.

Reverse: ΑСΚΑΛΩ. Tyche-Astarte standing left on prow, holding standard and aphlaston. Incense altar in right field, dove and date (indecipherable) in left field...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1326342 (stock #WC.28)
Rome Mint: 103-111 CE

Obverse: Laureate head right, slight drapery on right shoulder. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P.

Reverse: Aequitas seated left, holding scales and cornucopia. [COS V P P S P Q R] OPTIMO PRINC.

In very fine condition.

Weight: 3.33g; Diameter:18.9mm

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From Private American Collection. Ships from the United States.

References:

RIC II, 119

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1326319 (stock #WC.18)
Antioch Mint; 68-71 CE

Obverse: Laureate bus of Vespasian facing right. [AVTOKPA OVECΠACIANOV KAICAΡ CEBACTOC]

Reverse: Eagle standing left on club with wreath in beak, palm in left field. [ETOVC] NEOY IE[OPY uncertain date]

In fine condition.

Weight: 14.02g; Diameter: 23.5 mm

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1326311 (stock #WC.16)
Traveling Military Mint; 49/8 BCE

Obverse: Elephant trampling a snake. CAESAR in exergue.

Reverse: Simpulum, sprinkler, axe with wolf's head and apex (priest's hat).

In good condition.

Weight: 3.2g; Diameter: 17.1 mm

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Sydenham 1006

Crawford 443/1

HCRI 9

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1325468 (stock #WC.12)
Reign of Vespasian (69-79 CE)

Rome Mint; 75 CE

Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian right. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.

Reverse: Pax seated left, holding branch. PON MAX TR P COS VI.

In very fine condition.

Weight: 3.18g; Diameter: 19.6 mm

From a private American collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1324746
Bronze ring dating from 8-6th century BC made in Northern Italy by Villanovian culture named from a typical settlement discovered in 1853 at Villanova, near Bologna. Wonderful artifact with rich green patina, in excellent shape for a 2700 year old object. The piece comes from the Koutalakis collection. Can actually be worn as ring - the inner diameter is 15.5 mm, which corresponds to ring size 4.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1324044 (stock #75001)
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$28,500.00
Fine Imperial Roman Marble Modillion or Corbel with Acanthus leaf , very rare and well carved with its bound papyrus buds and delicate acanthus tendrils and flowers. This piece dates to the 1-2nd c AD and has a wrought iron attachment at the back and a slightly tapered end to compensate for its attachment to the front pediment of a building to compensate for the visual angle of the pediment , in the pictures listed is one of the front of Romes Pantheon's pediment with near identical modillions...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1323080 (stock #WL.20)
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1317948
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$65.00
Group Lot of Roman Bronze Fragments, great for a beginning collector or someone interested in how ancient bronze patinas
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317749
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$1,895.00
Roman Bronze Zebu votive statuette in the Classical style on a platform , the bull having horns a well detailed hump and facial features. The statuette has a calcified surface. Old California collection . Size H 2"D 2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1317348 (stock #301)
BRONZE INCENSE BURNER
Byzantine Empire, 5th - 6th Century AD

Cast bronze, the outside rim of the bowl incised with two lines pattern, three loops on the rim joined to suspension chains.
The use of censers in Christian worship became widespread after the reign of Emperor Constantine the Great. The burning of incense had a central place in Christian ritual and was more important in the eastern than the western liturgy. The censers were hung in various places in the church. The...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317329 (stock #1325)
ALABASTER FIGURE OF A FEMALE
Roman period, 3rd Century A.D.

A striking Roman Sculpture of a female, her oval face with a rounded chin and slightly-parted full lips, her forehead peaked at the center, the luscious wavy hair brushed backwards and center parted, the individual strands delineated, pulled behind her ears, bound in a fillet and tied in a chignon at the nape of her neck

Measurements:
Height: 11.5 cm
Width: 7 cm
Height on stand: 20 cm

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1316988 (stock #C.S.66)
Moneyer: A. Licinius Nerva

Rome Mint; c. 47 BCE

Obverse: Laureate bust of Fides facing right. NERVA in left field. FIDES in right field.

Reverse: Horseman galloping right, dragging captive by hair. III in left field. VIR in right field.

Weight: 3.6g; Diameter: 17.5 mm

In very good to fine condition.

Similar example at the Harvard Art Museums (object number: 1979.428.27)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1316494
what pdx
$65.00
Group Lot of Roman Bronze Fragments, great for a beginning collector or someone interested in how ancient bronze patinas .
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1315645 (stock #G.56)
Biblical Artifacts
$3,000.00
Eastern Mediterranean, c. 4th Century CE

Used for the containment and serving of liquids, similar to a modern decanter, this bottle is free blown from pale green glass. The body is globular with a central indentation on the bottom, a byproduct of the blowing process. The neck is straight and cylindrical before flaring to form a funnel shaped mouth. This bottle is primarily undecorated with the exception of ribbing on the body of the vessel.

In excellent condition with natural ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1314966
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$1,495.00
Roman bronze figure of Eros, He is holding a bag of some kind under his left arm and his right arm extended out and at one time had something in his hand now just a hole where the piece fit in remains , This piece has a nice dark brown patina and some mineral deposits. The surface has been worn down from years of handling . According to tradition which was made by Eratosthenes, Eros was principally the patron of male love, while Aphrodite ruled the love between men and women. Meleager records ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1314583 (stock #C.S.169)
Sole Reign of Commodus (180-192 CE)

Rome Mint; Late 191-192 CE

Obverse: Commodus in the guise of Hercules, facing right, wearing lion skin headdress. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL.

Reverse: HER-CVL RO-MAN AV-GV around club, all within wreath.

A rare example in very fine condition.

Diameter: 17mm; Weight: 2.7g

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1314582 (stock #C.B.126B)
Reign of Constantine I (306-337 CE)

Alexandria Mint: 329-30 CE

Obverse: Laureate bust of Constantine I facing right. CONSTAN-TINVS AVG.

Reverse: Camp gate with two turrets, star above. Wreath in left field, II in right field. PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG. SMAL• in exergue.

A rare example, in very fine condition with natural patina present.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1314577 (stock #C.B.126A)
Reign of Constantine I (306-337 CE)

Arles Mint: 319 CE

Obverse: Laureate, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing right. IMP CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG.

Reverse: Two Victories facing each other, holding shield inscribed with VOT/PR on plain column. VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP. PARL in exergue.

In very fine condition with natural patina present.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1312561 (stock #Z.46)
c. 63 BCE -324 CE

This lot contains three ancient Roman arrowheads and are the legacy of the long period of Roman conflict in the region. The variety of types within this collection is also an excellent illustration of the vast expanse of the Roman Empire and the variety of production centers they had at their disposal.

In excellent condition with natural patina present.

Various Sizes

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1312557 (stock #Z.45)
c. 63 BCE -324 CE

This lot contains three ancient Roman arrowheads and are the legacy of the long period of Roman conflict in the region. The variety of types within this collection is also an excellent illustration of the vast expanse of the Roman Empire and the variety of production centers they had at their disposal.

In excellent condition with natural patina present.

Various Sizes

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1312556 (stock #Z.43)
c. 63 BCE-324 CE

This lot contains two ancient Roman arrowheads and are the legacy of the long period of Roman conflict in the region. While both of these arrowheads are similar their slight differences speak to the vast expanse of the Roman Empire and the variety of production centers they had at their disposal.

In excellent condition with natural patina present.

Various Sizes

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1311558 (stock #G.66)
c. 1st-3rd Century CE

Made of pale blue-green glass, this vessel was formed specifically for its purpose of holding valuable liquids such as perfume and medicaments. The body is bell shaped and stands on a concave base, the neck is long and cylindrical to hinder the flow of liquids and terminates in an everted and folded rim.

In excellent condition with natural iridescence present.

Height: 16.5 cm (6.50 inches)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1311555 (stock #G.62)
c. 1st-3rd Century CE

Made of pale-green, almost colorless glass, this vessel was formed specifically for its purpose of holding valuable liquids such as perfume and medicaments. The body is a flattened bell shape and stands on a concave base, the neck is long and cylindrical to hinder the flow of liquids and terminates in an everted and folded rim.

In excellent condition with natural iridescence present.

Height: 15.5 cm (6.10 inches)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1311552 (stock #G.60)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,200.00
Eastern Mediterranean, c. 3rd Century CE

The free-blown beaker of blue-green glass is an excellent example of glassware for daily use. Composed primarily of a bag shaped body with slightly constricted neck and everted rim on a ring base. Decorative trailing is applied just below the neck constriction and four indentations are present on the body. These indentations are evidence of the tools used to blow the glass in addition to their decorative element. A pontil mark is present on the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1311549 (stock #G.59)
Biblical Artifacts
$3,500.00
Eastern Mediterranean, c. 4th -5th Century CE

This free-blown vessel is composed of a wide body with a long, cylindrical neck terminating in a funnel mouth. It is made of pale green glass and was used for the serving of liquids.

In excellent condition with natural iridescence present.

Height: 24.5 cm (9.64 inches)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1310837 (stock #C.S.63)
Rome Mint; 75 CE

Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian facing right. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.

Reverse: Pax (the Roman personification of peace) seated left holding branch. PON MAX TR P COS VI.

In fine condition.

Diameter: 20.5mm; Weight: 3.1g

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Reference:

RIC II, 90.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1310834 (stock #C.S.278-10)
Rome Mint; c. 103-111 CE

Obverse: Laureate and draped bust of Trajan facing right. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P.

Reverse: Trophy with round and hexagonal shields. A sword, two javelins and two shields at base. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC.

In very fine condition.

Diameter: 18mm; Weight: 2.8g

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1310831 (stock #C.S.278-9)
Rome Mint; c. 141-161 CE

Obverse: Bust of Faustina I draped racing right. DIVA FAVSTINA.

Reverse: Peacock walking right, head left. CONSECRATIO.

In extremely fine condition.

Diameter: 18mm; Weight: 3.1g

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Reference:

RIC III, 384

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Faustina I (also called Faustina The Elder) was the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1310830 (stock #C.S.278-8)
Rome Mint: December 175-December 176 CE

Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius facing right. M ANTONINVS AVG GERM SARM.

Reverse: Roma, helmeted, standing left, holding Victory in right hand and spear in left. TR P XXX IMP VIII COS III.

In very fine to extremely fine condition.

Diameter: 18mm; Weight: 2.8g

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1310825 (stock #C.S.278-6)
Rome Mint; c. 119-122 CE

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian facing right. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG.

Reverse: Pax (The Roman goddess of peace) seated left holding Victory in her right hand and an olive branch in her left. P M TR P COS III.

In extremely fine condition.

Diameter: 18mm; Weight: 3.1g

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