Class E, Group Ib Plated Imitations, Near-Roman Style Page 2
Ne13+. Types of M. Junius Brutus, after 54 BC; cf. Cr-433/2, 3.05g. Both sides a bit stylized; obverse legend illegible; correct AHALA on reverse.
Ne14+. Obverse type of Julius Caesar, reverse type of L. Cassius Longinus, after 49 BC; cf. Cr-443/1 (O) and 413/1 (R), 2.24g. Both sides stylized, with elephant's legs especially elongated; correct CAESAR on obverse; blundered, meaningless reverse legend.
Ne15+. Types of Octavian, after 39 BC; cf. Cr-529/2, 3.50g. Both sides appear faintly stylized, but perhaps that's an illusion due to the condition of the coin. The legends are correct, and this may be struck from dies transferred from an official coin.
Ne16+. Obverse type of Juba II, reverse type of Mark Antony, after 25 BC (probably later); cf SGI-6002 etc. (O) and Cr-521/2 (R), 2.90g, SG 9.32. Both sides somewhat stylized; accurate legends. See HJB 139, 246, 8/04 and Rauch 74, 365, 12/04 for other examples of these dies, both also plated.
(Ne11+). Obverse type of C. Naevius Balbus, reverse type of Q. Antonius Balbus, after 79 BC; cf. Cr-382/1 (O) and 364/1 (R), 2.99g. Both sides stylized, the reverse more so; retrograde S in SC; blundered, recognizable reverse legend. See Ne11+ for another example of these dies, and Ne10 for the obverse die correctly paired with a reverse of C. Naevius Balbus.
Ne17+. Types of L. Cassius Longinus, after 55 BC; cf. Cr-428/1, 2.77g. Both sides somewhat stylized; blundered, recognizable obverse legend.
Ne18+. Obverse type of C. Piso Frugi, reverse type of Augustus, after 19 BC; cf. Cr-408/1 (O) and RIC-37-8 (R), 3.48g. Both sides somewhat stylized; meaningless, abstract reverse legend. Reliably said to have been found in Romania, at Tamasidava near Bacau.
Ne21+. Obverse type of C. Claudius Pulcher (?), reverse type of Q. Antonius Balbus, after 83 BC; cf. Cr-300/1 (O?) and 364/1 (R), 3.41g. Both sides somewhat stylized; no obverse legend; blundered, recognizable reverse legend.
Ne19+. Various prototypes, after 144 BC; earliest quadriga cf. Cr-221/1, 3.82g. Both sides stylized; "quadriga" with three horses; blundered, meaningless legends. This and the following two coins are from thee Romanian Hoard.
Ne20+. Various obverse prototypes, reverse type of Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, after 104 BC; cf. Cr-317/3b (R), 3.39g. Remarkable obverse, Roma with mouth wide open, resembling nothing so much as the archaic silver pieces of Miletus (surely a coincidence!); otherwise, both sides somewhat stylized, with blundered, meaningless legends.