All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1392391 (stock #4384)
Very fine ½ rupee silver coin from Bhutan circa 1790-1820. D: 20mm. Free registered shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #1163928 (stock #2495)
BLANC DE CHINE Porcelain from Dehua, a gorgeous and invaluable hard cover used book in excellent condition, by Rose Kerr & John Ayers, "A Catalogue of the Hickley Collection, Singapore," published by Curzon Press in 2002. 160+ items are discussed and illustrated in full color. Insured Priority Mail within the U.S. $15. Elsewhere at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1800 item #1237652 (stock #10486)
A Rare Stoneware Wine Flask (called a “Schraubflasche” in German), cylindrical with a pewter screw top, sloped shoulder and white glazed body with applied silvered decoration of a scrolling branch with leaves and berries. Silvered underglazed mark on base.

Probably German, 18th Century (chip to base)

Height: 5.25"
Diameter: 3"

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Tokens : Pre 1700 item #1393792 (stock #4363)
Collection of 5 tin and lead alloy Thai gaming coins, from the Ayutthaya period- circa 1350 to 1767 CE. All in good condition except for one the small one that is a bit corroded. Sizes in enlargements. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1700 item #1404567 (stock #6097)
Lovely octagonal silver rupee from the independent Kingdom of Assam, what is now a state in northeastern India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys circa 1696-1714CE : 21mm, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1700 item #1347957
Offered is a U.S. PILGRIM TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1620-1920, CHOICE UNC, (12.56 gm, 30mm), in LIKELY TONED condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1407634
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$195.00
Rare antique Map of Alderney c1691 by Robert Morden with watercolor . Small scale map in nice condition framed and matted c19303s. Overall 9.75 by 6.5" map 5.25" by 3"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1700 item #1163832 (stock #2493)
The Peony Pavilion Collection: Chinese Ceramics for Japan (c. 1580-1650). Scarce hard cover by Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., 1989. 122 pp. of text with full-color illustrations. Excellent condition. Our price includes insured USPS Priority Mail shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1492 item #888149 (stock #1713)
"This book is an important contribution to the study of Chinese ceramics...(it) is an essential addition to the libraries of all those museums, art students, collectors and dealers who are interested in the history of Chinese ceramics for it breaks new ground." Soame Jenyns. Published in London 1974, reprinted 1977. 139 pages of text and color plates followed by 124 monochrome plates. Excellent condition, including DJ. Shipping at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #933872 (stock #1821)
CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN by D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, published by Pitman in New York in 1974. 256 pages, 8 colored plates, 42 (two-sided) pages of black-and-white photos, and countless detailed line drawings throughout. Signs of gentle use but nothing I'd call damage, this book is in very good condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1073456 (stock #2266)
KOREAN POTTERY & PORCELAIN OF THE YI PERIOD, by G.St.G.M. Gompertz, published by Frederick A. Prager, New York and Washington, c. 1968. The classic work on Korean ceramics from 1393 to the early 20th century. Excellent condition, including dust jacket. 106 pages of text and bibliography followed by 120 large black-and-white photos of representative pieces. Shipping via Media Mail is free. Priority mail at cost.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre 1492 item #1404891
A fine quality Danish Viking Penny, Hardeknud (Knud III, the Hardy). As “Vice-King,” circa 1026/8-1035.

AR Penny. East Danish standard. Lund mint. Struck circa 1030-1035. + HΛRÐΛCN·V·T RX, serpent curling leftward / magistrates name around open linear convex cross with pellet terminals and pellet center; arches of pellets in quarters. Hauberg 1 var.; Becker, Coinages p. 120 type minted in Lund...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre 1492 item #1404894
A fine quality Danish Viking Penny, Hardeknud (Knud III, the Hardy). As “Vice-King,” circa 1026/8-1035. Rare variant of a scarce type!

AR Penny. East Danish standard. Lund mint. Struck circa 1030-1035. + HΛRÐΛCN·V·T RX, serpent curling leftward magistrates name around open linear convex cross with pellet terminals and pellet center; arches of pellets in quarters. Hauberg 1 var.; Becker, Coinages p. 120 type minted in Lund...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1175714 (stock #2475)
Good bronze coin from the Yapahuwa Kingdom, King Buwanekabahu reign circa 1273-1285 CE, Sri Lanka. Cool coin, sort of looks like one of those artifacts proving that we have been visited by aliens. Free shipping via unregistered Hong Kong Airmail in an envelope.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1252111
Senatus Consulto
$6,500.00
A specimen of the worlds first paper money!

China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1399)Board of revenue, 1 Kuan or 1000 cash, printed on mulberry bark paper and stamped with the red seal of emperor Hung Wu.

Renowned collector and engineer Sofus Black (1882-1960).

Black was stationed in China from 1902 to 1931. The present example was bought at a famous Danish Auctionhouse and has never been on the market since Sofus Black aquired it...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #826700 (stock #M3968)
DPRK / North Korean Book: Koryo Dynasty Celadon / Bronze

The great leader President Kim Il Sung said: "The people of Koryo greatly developed the printing industry by inventing metal type for the first time in the world and manufactured the Koryo ceramics which the world values as treasures because of their distinctive colours, patterns and models. All these made our country famous".

Part of the introduction to this book. The Koryo Museum complex is at the foot of Mt...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1383805 (stock #4281)
Copper jital coin from the last Shah of Kwarezm Kingdom 12o0CE -1220CE. Muhammad II of Khwarezm, having arrested/executed emissaries on two occasions from the Mongols, he brought the full force of Genghis Khan’s wrath on his realm and every city was razed to the ground“arguably the bloodiest massacre the world saw until the 20th century”. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail. D: 19.8mm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1383807 (stock #4282)
Billon jital coin from the last Shah of Kwarezm Kingdom 12o0CE -1220CE. Muhammad II of Khwarezm, having arrested/executed emissaries on two occasions from the Mongols, he brought the full force of Genghis Khan’s wrath on his realm and every city was razed to the ground“arguably the bloodiest massacre the world saw until the 20th century”. There is one split. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail. D: 14mm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1178928 (stock #M9531)
Book: Origins of Thai Art

Published price £22.50. Our price £8.50

This books covers the origins and history of Thai art from Neolithic times (c. 2300 BC) up to the 13th century AD. See our images for more information.

Cloth bound hardback with a paper jacket. Size 26 x 23.5 cm. 196 printed pages...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #898289 (stock #1753)
CHINESE CARVED LACQUER by Derek Clifford, Bamboo Press, first edition, 1992, is an over-size book (11.5" x 10") lavishly illustrated with fine mainly full-color photos of Chinese lacquer / cinnabar from the Ming period through the People's Republic. The book concentrates on the often spectacular varieties of carved lacquer work, and deals with this subject in greater detail than has previously been possible...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre 1492 item #1356478
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$225.00
2 Roman Silver Coins Caracalla and Gordian good condition .
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347959
Offered is a SASANIAN KINGS. ARDASHIR III. AD. 628-630. SILVER DRACHM, MINT YAZD, YEAR 3, (4.18 gm, 32 mm), SUNRISE 997 VAR, CHOICE EF, UNPUBLISHED, in lightly toned condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348472
Sasanian Yazdgerd, 438-457 AD, Silver dirham, (4.14 gm, 30 mm), GW mint (Gorgan), Lovely strike on a nice full broad flan, Die break on the reverse, Choice extremely fine and toned.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1336718
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III. 336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.72 gm; 25 mm). Amphipolis mint. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / BASILEWS ALEXANDROU, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; Macedonian helmet before...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347963
Offered is a KINGS OF PERSIS. UNCERTAIN KING I, EARLY 2ND CENTURY BC. SILVER HEAVY DRACHM, (1.94 gm, 12 mm), SUNRISE 578, LOVELY STRUKE FROM THE HIGHT RELIEF DIES, in choice superb extremely fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1336717
INDIA. VIDARBHA. Jagadeva. 12th Cent. AD. AV Pagoda (3.68 gm; 19 mm). Ruler's name in Nagari, pelleted sopearhead, and 2 sri-type designs. Sharply struck on a nice full flan. Choice UNC and lustrous. CO-007
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1336720
SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I. AD. 223/4-240. Silver Drachm (4.24 gm; 24 mm). Mint C (“Ctesiphon”), phase 3, ca. AD 233/4-238/9. Bust of Ardashir I right, wearing diadem (type G) and close-fitting headdress with korymbos and no earflaps / Fire altar (flames 3) with diadems (type G), pellet to left of altar shaft. SNS type IIIa(4a)/3a(2b), pl. 10, 153; Göbl type III/2/2; cf Paruck 42; Saeedi 49; Sunrise 714(this coin). Boldly struck, lightly toned. Choice Superb EF. Ardashir I or Ardesh...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348478
Kings of Persis, Vadfardad (Autophardes II), Early to mid 2nd century BC, Silver dirham, (3.49 gm, 16 mm), Sharply struck from the very high relief dies, Choice FDC, and lustrous, Sunrise 576.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347962
Offered is a SASANIAN KINGS. PEROZ I, AD. 457/9–484 . SILVER DRACHM coin, (4.16 gm, 28mm), CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE AND TONED, DIE BREAK ON THE OBVERSE otherwise in choice VF and toned in condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347965
Offered is a KINGS OF PERSIS, Vadfradad, AUTOPHRADATES I, EARLY-MID 2ND CENTURY BC, SILVER OBOL, (0.76 gm, 9 mm), SUNRISE 5877 VAR, in choice almost EF AND LIGHTLY TONED condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348477
ITALY, VENICE. GIOVANNI SORANZO. 1312-1328. AR GROSSO, (2.11gm, 21mm), Sharply strike on a nice full flan, in choice extremely fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1408057 (stock #6172)
Small coin from Samarkand circa 4th-5th CE, obol. Obv bearded and rev archer. Quirky little coin from a far away time and place. D: 7mm Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1373267 (stock #COIN-005)
JJ Oriental
$585.00
Two ancient bronze "coins" shaped like small bowed knives. Both have encrustation on the bronze of varied coloration including that of a a blue-green malachite color from long burial. Period: Shang Dynasty (1600-1028 BC) Sizes: One is 14.5 cm long. The other is 17.7 cm long. Condition: The coins have natural wear and small chips to their rims and encrustation due to age. Nice patina. Would make an interesting addition to any coin collection.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178939 (stock #M9526)
Book: Ancient Sichuan (Chinese Han Dynasty and Earlier)

Published price £64.00. Our price £30.00

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 125 outstanding examples of Chinese bronze, jade and pottery objects dating from the 13th century BC to the 3rd century AD. It really is packed with information about the civilizations of this period in the Sichuan basin in the relatively isolated south-west of China. See our images for more information.

This is a top...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349455
Calabria, Tarentum 350-300 BC, Silver Didrachm (6.45 gm, 22 mm), nicely struck on a broad flan, choice extremely fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349458
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, S.2250 VAR, (8.40 gm, 22 mm), well struck on a nice full flan, choice extremely fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre AD 1000 item #1272506
Venus Galleries
$125.00
The Art of Warfare in Biblical Lands: In Light of Archaeological Study (Volume II)

By Yigael Yadin

McGraw-Hill (1963)

p. 247-484. Numerous b/w and color illustrations.

Hardcover. No dust jacket, otherwise in impeccable condition. Please see photos for details.

First Edition.

Currently Out of Print.

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This volume covers the history of warfare in the Holy Land from 1200-586 BC. The author, Yigael Yadin (20 March 1917 – 28 June 1984), was a Profe...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178929 (stock #M9530)
British Museum Book- The Terracotta Warriors

Published price £9.99. Our price £5.00.

This is a small yet well-produced book, more a picture book than anything, and is a good introduction to the subject of the First Emperor of China and The Terracotta Warriors. There are many fine close-up photos of individual soldiers from the Terracotta Army, as well as some other photos. Basic background information is also given.

Hardback with a paper jacket. Size 16 x 19 cm. 96 printed pages. I...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178937 (stock #M9527)
Book: China Dawn of a Golden Age 200 - 750 AD (Chinese Han to Tang Dynasties)

Published price £45.00. Our price £30.00.

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 247 outstanding examples of Chinese works of art from the period 200 - 750 AD. The items include ceramics, textiles, stone, jade, bronze, silver, gold, painting, calligraphy, wood as well as items made from other materials, most excavated in recent years and not previously seen outside China. As wel...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre AD 1000 item #1140827
A rare medieval / Viking period silver coin, dating to Vendian or Viking kingdoms of Northern Europe, c. 900-1000 AD. Crude imitation of a Carolingian denar, slightly cup-shaped of fine silver. The coin shows a cross with 4 pellets / a church or another building.

Condition: Good VF or better for type, very nice flan and wondeful old collection tone. A rare coin and unresearched, could be very good!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #1264937 (stock #FOS-001)
JJ Oriental
$1,450.00
A very rare Nautilus (Ammonite) Fossil from Southeast Asia. It is unusual to find fossils of this kind in this part of the world and in this condition. Age:CRETACEOUS PERIOD (MIDDLE SANTONIAN STAGE) : 85 - 84 million years ago. Size: 21cm x 18cm x 9cm. Weight: 4 Kgs.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #888997 (stock #C6830)
AntiqueTica.com
$1,350.00
Very rare Hadrosaur eggs with very good shell coverages found in Xixia Basin, Henan Province, China. It is very difficult to find Hadrosaur eggs in very good conditon like these.

Age: China, Late Cretaceous Period, (71 to 84 million years old)
Measurement: Height 29.5 C.M. / Width 10.3 C.M. (size excluding stand)
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to their age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide ship...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349459
Thrace, Apollonia Pontika, Mid to Late 4th Century BC, silver derham, (3.52 gm, 16X14 mm), nicely struck on a full broad flan, choice good very fine and toned.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1409612 (stock #6210)
Huge Pyu silver coin from Sri Ksetra, circa 6th/7th CE. There is some pitting on “bhadrapitha” side. Will clean up! D: 3.4cm/1.3in, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1336721
SASANIAN EMPIRE. Hormozd II.  303-309 AD.  AR Drachm (3.879 gm; 26 mm). Bust right, wearing eagle crown with korymbos / Fire altar with ribbon and bust left in flames; flanked by two attendants, the left wearing winged crown with korymbos, the other wearing mural crown. Beautiful iridescent toning. Rare variety with two large dots on reverse on lower part of fire alter. SNS type Ia/3a; Göbl type I/1a var.; Paruck -; Saeedi -; Sunrise 815. Lovely style. Well struck on a nice full broad flan. C...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1406262
A rare crystal pair of beads necklace originating from the tribal regions of nagaland India about 300 years old. They were worn by the tribal Lords for power and status in their tribe. A rare collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1360992
Offered is a Turkey Ottoman Empire. Mahmud I. 1143-1168/1730-1754. AV- Zinjirli Altin (Misr-Cairo), A.H.1143 gold coin - KM 91 Lovely Strike Choice UNC, Uncirculated and Lustrous, 3.47 gr. 18mm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #1382781 (stock #4267)
Eclectic collection of small Dong Son Culture (1000BCE-100CE),bells, clay spindle whorls and beads made of fossilized Crinoid stems. There are 7 bells (3 in fair to good condition), 84 beads and 4 spindles. See enlargements for scale.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1340202
THESSALY. Thessalian League. Ca. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Silver Drachm (6.15 gm; 20 mm). Lovely style, well struck from a high relief dies on excellent metal. Choice superb, extremely fine.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1339695
Offered is a THRACIAN OR SCYTHIAN Coson, after 54 BC, AV Stater (8.43 g), obv procession, rv eagle, wreath, scepter, NGC graded MS (mint state) which is the highest grade for a choice UNC. Full Luster.  
 Dimension 20 mm. Certification number: 4374426-31
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401944 (stock #5087)
Three tiny Mon, Thaton Kingdom, coins circa 835CE. Good condtion. D: 7mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1404223
a lots Ancient Islamic gold coins . Ghaznavid
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401943 (stock #5086)
Circa 4th to 5th century Mon silver coin (full unit) with obv: conch (sankha) and rev: Srivatsa D: 25mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1340051 (stock #ECC.silkroad)
Venus Galleries
$475.00
The Silk Road is not a single road, but rather a network of routes extending from the Far East to Europe, including such storied cities as Alexandria, Tyre, Samarkand, Herat, and Xanadu. One cannot overstate the impact of the Silk Road on the cultural exchange between East and West. Trade along these routes—essentially a highway between two of the world’s largest empires (China and Rome) running through a third (Persia)—contributed to the cultural development of China, India, Persia, Arabi...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1402689
Roman Empire AE (Bronze) As of Hadrian issued 125 - 128 AD at the Rome Mint. COS III S C - Salus Standing Right feeding serpent. VF. 9.50 gm; 25 mm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371886
HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. Bronze As (10,51 grams). Struck 132-135 AD.

Laureate and draped bust right, seen from behind / Hadrian on horseback riding right, holding spear.

Condition: Good VF, some smoothing but with original patina and attractive.

Ex Old Danish Collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1260095 (stock #C.S.19)
Venus Galleries
$950.00
Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Emperor Otho. Obverse: Laureate bust of Otho to right. Inscription in Greek.

Reverse: Eagle standing left on laurel branch, holding wreath in beak. Crescent between legs. Palm branch at left.

Diameter: 25.2 mm. Weight: 14.40 gm. Die Axis: 12.

Very Nice Natural Black Patina , just as found.

\Found in Jerusalem.

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority. FRE...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371580
Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Sestertius (35-36 mm. 25.35 grams).

Rome mint. Struck circa AD 65.

NERO CLΛVD CΛESΛR ΛVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head right / Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory in extended right hand and resting left on parazonium; three shields behind cuirass, S C flanking; ROMA in exergue.

RIC I 273; WCN 145; BMCRE 173; BN 369-70.

Condition: Good VF with high relief portrait, no wear but some roughness, dark-green, almost bl...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1240990
A very rare bronze As, Septimius Severus in EF condition.

Septimius Severus (193-211 AD). AE As, Rome (Roma), AD 194.

Obv. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP IIII, Laureate head right.

Rev. MARS PATER / S - C, Mars advancing right, holding spear and trophy.

RIC IV, p. 184, 583.

Condition: Superb EF. Excellent portrait and red and green patina.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1402691
Ancient Roman Bronze Nummus of Valentinian II (383 - 392 A.D.) DN VALENTENIANUS PF AUG. Pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right. SALVS REI PVBLICAE Victory walking left holding trophy on shoulder and dragging captive behind her. Chi-Rho in left field. 0.85 g; 12 mm; VF.