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Twelve Caesars Set

Category:  Ancients
Owner:  Nycappedbust
Last Modified:  11/12/2020
  
Set Description
A collection of portrait coins of the Twelve Caesars

Set Goals
My goals are to emphasize coins with fine style portraits. Portrait style and eye appeal is the priority with this set

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View Coin Julius Caesar ANCIENT - ROMAN IMPERATORIAL (1st CENT BC) ROMAN IMPERATORIAL Julius Caesar, d.44 BC AR Denarius ROMAN IMPERATORIAL 42 BC.L.Livineius Regulus NGC AU Strike: 4/5 Surface: 5/5 Strike: 4/5 Surface: 5/5 Fine style with a lovely toning. Ex. Dr. Nicholas Lowe Collection. Great artistry on both the obverse & reverse.
View Coin Tiberius ANCIENT - ROMAN EMPIRE (1st CENT BC - 5th CENT AD) ROMAN EMPIRE Tiberius, AD 14-37 AR Denarius ROMAN EMPIRE Lugdunum NGC Ch XF Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5 Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5 Fine style life-like portrait. Great centering & details on the obverse with a well detailed and nicely struck Pax & ornate chair on the reverse. Rarely seen this nice, and justified by the star designation.
View Coin Nero ANCIENT - ROMAN EMPIRE (1st CENT BC - 5th CENT AD) ROMAN EMPIRE Nero, AD 54-68 AR Denarius ROMAN EMPIRE rv Jupiter std. NGC AU Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5 Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5 Fine style. One of the nicest Nero denarii in existence. Lovely rainbow toning on both sides. Stunning when viewed and rotated under light.
View Coin Galba ANCIENT - ROMAN EMPIRE (1st CENT BC - 5th CENT AD) ROMAN EMPIRE Galba, AD 68-69 AR Denarius ROMAN EMPIRE toward garlanded altar rv Salus advances NGC Ch XF Strike: 5/5 Surface: 5/5 Fine style. Beautiful life-like portrait with a perfectly executed strike. Rare with “GALBA” fully on obverse flan
View Coin Otho ANCIENT - ROMAN EMPIRE (1st CENT BC - 5th CENT AD) ROMAN EMPIRE Otho, AD 69 AR Denarius ROMAN EMPIRE rv Pax stg. NGC Ch XF Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5 Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5 Fine style portrait, in my opinion. One of the nicest Otho AR denarii seen. Lovely rainbow colors and toning around the rims & bust with a well detailed life-like portrait. Otho denarii typically exhibit weakly struck hair above forehead, and is sometimes mistaken for wear only.
View Coin Vitellius ANCIENT - ROMAN EMPIRE (1st CENT BC - 5th CENT AD) ROMAN EMPIRE Vitellius, AD 69 AR Denarius ROMAN EMPIRE rv tripod, dolphin+raven NGC Ch XF Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5 Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5 Fine style. Vitellius denarii are scarce in any condition, making this one exceptional given its fine style portrait.
View Coin Vespasian ANCIENT - ROMAN EMPIRE (1st CENT BC - 5th CENT AD) ROMAN EMPIRE Vespasian, AD 69-79 AR Denarius ROMAN EMPIRE NGC XF Fine style. Ex. Morris Collection. A very nice life-like portrait. "Vespasian" fully on the obverse flan
View Coin Titus ANCIENT - ROMAN EMPIRE (1st CENT BC - 5th CENT AD) ROMAN EMPIRE Titus, AD 79-81 AR Denarius ROMAN EMPIRE rv rostral column+statue obv bust left NGC Ch XF Strike: 5/5 Surface: 5/5 Strike: 5/5 Surface: 5/5 Fine style. Perhaps the finest Titus denarius for the grade. An extremely rare left-facing portrait with perfect centering on both obverse and reverse. Awarded both a star and fine style designation with perfect strike/surface numerical grades by NGC.
View Coin Domitian ANCIENT - ROMAN EMPIRE (1st CENT BC - 5th CENT AD) ROMAN EMPIRE Domitian, AD 81-96 AR Denarius ROMAN EMPIRE issued as Caesar NGC AU Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5 Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5 Fine style. Ex Morris Collection. Beautiful toning on both sides, with a particularly stunning reverse. Excellent artistry all around, awarded both a star and fine style designation by NGC

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