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Roman Republican silver starting at $50 | Roman Imperial includes unlisted, very rare, scarce, gold, affordable | Roman Provincial extremely rare, rare, some starting $25

Roman Empresses: Plautilla, Julia Soaemias, Orbiana, Julia Mamaea, Otacilia Severa

Lot 163, Plautilla, wife of Caracalla. Moesia Inferior, Tomis. AE 26 mm. 9.4 gm. Obv: Draped bust r. Rev: Artemis r. with bow, with the right arrow on the cross. SNG COP. -. BMC -. AMNG -., Cf. 2943. EF, Choice surfaces and patina. Possibly the finest known. Very Rare.

Lot 129, Julia Soaemias (AD 218-222). AE as 26 mm. 11.4 gm. Rome, AD 220-222. Obv: IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVGVSTA, draped bust of Julia Soaemias right, seen from front. Rev: M-ATER-DEVM, Magna Mater (Cybele) seated left on throne, holding branch in extended right hand, resting left arm on drum, lions on either side of throne; S C in exergue. RIC IV.II (Elagabalus) 401 Very Rare

Lot 131, Orbiana, wife of Severus Alexander, 226-227 AD. Æ sestertius, 34 mm, 25.08 gm. Obv: SAL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG, diademed and draped bust right . Rev: CONCORDIA AVGVSTORVM S-C, Concord seated left holding patera and double cornucopiae. RIC 655; Cohen 4; RCV 8193.


Julia Mamaea,
mother of Severus Alexander, as Augusta, 222-235 AD. Æ sestertius, 30 mm, 17.41 g. Struck in Rome, 228 AD. Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust right. Rev: FELICIT-AS PVBLICA, S C across field, Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and resting arm on column. RIC 676 (Severus). BMCRE 487 (Severus).

Lot 140, Otacilia Severa. Æ-Sestertius, AD 244/249, 30 mm. 16. 3 gm. Rome; Obv: Draped bust r. Diademed, MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG. Rev: Pietas standing left. with right hand raised and censer. PIETAS AVG SC. Coh. 31; RIC 205 a. EF. Choice original green patina.


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