COINS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

from my personal collection

Page 1: The Beginning of Empire (60 B.C.-A.D. 68)
Page 2: The Golden Age (A.D. 69-192)
Page 3: The Severan Era (A.D. 193-235)

Page 4: The Downward Spiral (A.D. 235-268)
Page 5: The Breakaway Empires (A.D. 260-296)
Page 6: The Warrior Emperors (A.D. 268-284)
Page 7: Attempts at Restoration (A.D. 284-342)
Page 8: The Constantine Dynasty (A.D. 293-364)
Page 9: Western Decline, Eastern Ascendance (A.D. 293-364)

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Septimius Severus
Augustus A.D. 193-211
Silver Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 202-210
Obv: SEVERVS PIVS AVG
Rev: FVNDATOR PACIS - Severus, veiled, standing left, holding branch and roll
RIC 265
19mm, 3.3g.
Septimius Severus Julia Domna
Augusta, A.D. 193-217
Provincial Silver Denarius
Laodicea ad Mare mint, A.D. 196-202
Obv: IVLIA AVGVSTA
Rev: CONCORDIA - Concordia, seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae
RIC (Septimius Severus) 637
18mm, 3.7g.
Julia Domna
Antoninus "Caracalla"
Caesar, A.D. 195-198
Augustus, A.D. 198-217

Silver Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 212
Obv: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT
Rev: P M TR P XV COS III P P - Hercules, naked, standing left, holding branch and club with lion skin
RIC 192
19mm, 3.8g.
Caracalla
Plautilla
Augusta A.D. 202-205
Silver Denarius
Rome mint, Issue II
Obv: PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA
Rev: CONDORDIA AVGG - Concordia, standing left, holding patera and scepter
RIC (Caracalla) 363(a)
18mm, 2.9g.
Plautilla
Geta
Caesar, A.D. 198-209
Augustus, A.D. 209-212

Silver Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 198-200
Obv: L SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES
Rev: SPES PVBLICA - Spes, advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt
RIC 4
18mm, 3.4g.
Geta Macrinus
Augustus, A.D. 217-218
Provincial Bronze (AE25)
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum
Obv: AVKOΠΠEΛ CEVHPOC MAKPINOS
Rev: VP AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC - Homonoia, standing left, with patera and cornucopiae
Moushmov 1259
25mm, 9.3g.
Macrinus
Diadumenian
Caesar, A.D. 217-218
Augustus, A.D. 218
Provincian Bronze (AE26)
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum
Obv: M OΠEΛΛI ΔIAΔOVMENIANOC K
Rev: VΠ CTA ΛONΓIN[V over O] NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠOC IC  - Aequitas, modius on head, standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae
Moushmov 1321, var.
27mm, 9.7g.
Diadumenian Julia Maesa
Augusta, A.D. 218-224/5
Silver Denarius
Antioch mint?
Obv: IVLIA MAESA AVG
Rev: PVDICITA - Pudicita, seated left, raising veil and holding scepter
RIC (Elagabalus) 268
18mm, 2.7g.
Julia Measa
Julia Soaemias
Augusta, A.D. 218-222

Silver Denarius
Antioch mint?
Obv: IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG
Rev: VENVS CAELESTIS - Venus, diademed, standing left, holding apple and scepter; star in left field
RIC (Elagabalus) 241
19x17mm, 2.2g.
Julia Soaemias
Elagabalus
Augustus, A.D. 218-222
Silver Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 221
Obv: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG
Rev: P M TR P IIII COS III P P - Elagabalus, standing left, sacrificing with patera over altar and holding branch; star in left field
RIC 46
19mm, 1.9g.
 Elagabalus
Julia Paula
Augusta, A.D. 219-220
Silver Denarius
Antioch mint?
Obv: IVLIA PAVLA
Rev: CONCORDIA - Concordia, seated left, holding patera; star in left field
RIC 211
21x19mm, 1.8g.
Julia Paula Julia Mamaea
Augusta, A.D. 222-235
Silver Denarius
Rome mint
Obv: IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG
Rev: VESTA - Vesta standing left, holding patera and transverse scepter
RIC 362
21x19mm, 2.9g.
Julia Mamaea
Severus Alexander
Caesar, A.D. 221-222
Augustus, A.D. 222-235

Silver Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 228-231
Obv: IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG
Rev: VIRTVS AVG - Roma, seated left on cuirass, holding branch and spear, shield on back
RIC 221
18mm, 2.4g.
Severus Alexander

Page 1: The Beginning of Empire (60 B.C.-A.D. 68)
Page 2: The Golden Age (A.D. 69-192)
Page 3: The Severan Era (A.D. 193-235)
Page 4: The Downward Spiral (A.D. 235-268)
Page 5: The Breakaway Empires (A.D. 260-296)
Page 6: The Warrior Emperors (A.D. 268-284)
Page 7: Attempts at Restoration (A.D. 284-324)
Page 8: The Constantine Dynasty (A.D. 293-364)
Page 9: Western Decline, Eastern Ascendance (A.D. 364-491)

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