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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy V Epiphanes. 204-180 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 13.35 g, 12h). Uncertain military mint in Phoenicia. Struck circa 202-200 BC.$556.00
Otho. AD 69. AR Denarius (19mm, 2.82 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck 9 March-mid April.$636.00
Quality condition for it’s age
City arms above mintmasters initials.
4-line inscription with denomination and date.
Very nice coin, VF grade. Some nice Gold/bronze toning. Outstanding in hand.$875.00
Alexius III was a corrupt and ineffective leader, who plundered the empire for taxes and ever trying to advance the social standing of himself and his wife. He fled Constantinople in 1203, after a siege by the forces of the Fourth Crusade.
Alexius III 1195-1203 AD. AE Trachy. Constantinople. KE ROHQEI around, IC-XC to left and right of nimbate bust of Christ facing, right hand raised, holding scroll in left / ALEZIW DECP TW KOMNHNW, theta-WL to right, Alexius, crowned, and St Constantine, nimbate, each wearing divitision and loros, each holding a labarum and the two holding a patriarchal cross on globe between them. SB 2013, BMC 20ff.$20.00