Our fourth mini weblist of 2013 contains 15 coins of ancient Africa. Some are coins we've offered before but with lower prices, while others are items that are brand new to us. For ordering instructions and postage rates please click the link above. US postage rates have risen once again. We have maintained our current rates for a number of years but we will be raising our rates within the next week. Take advantage of the old postage rates and order quickly. All items are one of a kind.
54303 *Ptolemy I, Soter. 323-319 BC. Silver Tetradrachm (12.16g) . Diademed head right/Eagle standing l., on thunderbolt, P above monogram in left field. SNG Cop-70. Svo-255. F/VF, but obverse corroded & porous in parts. $169
52950 *Ptolemy VI. 180-145 BC. Æ28 (15.39g) of Paphos . Head of Cleopatra I as Isis right, hair in formal curls and wreathed with corn/Eagle stg. l., on thunderbolt, mongram to left. SG-7903, SNG Cop-284. Fine. $65
54306 *Vespasian. 69-79. Bi Tetradrachm (11.12g) . Laureate bust right, LB = Year 2/Eirene standing left, holding corn and cornucopia EI PH NH. C-252, Emm-203, M-388. Fine, encrustation, irregular flan. Low grade, but scarce. $95
54833 *Diocletian. 284-305 AD. Silvered Follis (11.05) Alexandria . Laureate bust right/Genius standing left hldg patara from which liquid flows & cornucopia, ALE in ex, no letters in field. Toned EF-AU. $155
54300 *Constantius II, as Augustus. 348-361. Æ Centenionalis (4.24g) . Radiate bust right/Soldier advancing left, spearing fallen horseman, ALEX in ex. Alexandria. SR-4003. VF, ragged flan, bit o.c., weakly struck on parts of reverse. $49AXUMITE
54061 *Wazebas II (Ouazebas). 350-400 AD. Æ Unit (15mm, 1.27g) . Draped bust right wearing headcloth, grain ears at left and right/Small draped bust right, in field of gold inlay.. MH-54, MACW-391-395. VG, rev. bust faint, but 30% or so of gold inlay intact. $80
54064 *Anonymous. Mid 5th Century AD. Æ Uniit (16mm, 1.18g) . Crowned and draped bust right, ribbon (looks like 6) behind, holding cross/Greek Cross in circle, legend around, "May this please the country" . MH-76. Nice Fine. $75
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