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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Maximinus I ("Thrax")
Augustus A.D. 235-238
Bronze Sestertius
Rome mint, A.D. 236-238
Obv: MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM
Rev: PAX AVGVSTI - Pax, standing left, holding branch and traverse scepter between S and C
RIC 81
29mm, 15.9g.
Maximinus I ("Thrax")
Maximus
Caesar, A.D. 235/6-238
Bronze Sestertius
Rome mint, A.D. 236-238
Obv: MAXIMVS CAES GERM
Rev: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS - Maximus, standing left, holding baton and transverse scepter, with 2 standards behind him, between S and C
RIC 13
29mm, 19.2g.
Maximus
Gordian III
Caesar, A.D. 238
Augustus, A.D. 238-244

Bronze Sestertius
Rome mint, A.D. 241-243
Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Rev: AETERNITATI AVG - Sol, standing left, raising right hand and holding globe, between S and C
RIC 297(a)
29x30mm, 17.6g.
Gordian III
Tranquillina
Augusta A.D. 241-244
Provincial Bronze (ASE24)
Macedonia, Edessa
Obv: CABINIA TPANKVΛΛEINA
Rev: EΔE-C-CΩN - Woman placing wreath on head of Roma, seated left
Moushmov 6276
24mm, 4.8g.
Tranquillina
Philip I ("the Arab")
Augustus, A.D. 244-249
Provincial Bronze (AE29)
Moesia Superior, Viminacium, A.D. 247-248
Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG
Rev: P M S C-OL VIM - Moesia standing between bull and lion
ANVIIII in exergue
Varbonov 138
29mm, 14.3g.
Philip I
Otacilia Severa
Augusta, A.D. 244-249
Silver Double Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 246-248
Obv: M OTACIL SEVERA AVG
Rev: CONCORDIA AVGG - Concordia, seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae
RIC (Philip I) 125(c)
23mm, 3.9g.
Otacilia Severa
Philip II
Caesar, A.D. 244-247
Augustus, A.D. 247-249
Silver Double Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 244-246
Obv: M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES
Rev: PRINCIPI IVVENT - Philip II, standing right, holding globe and scepter
RIC 216(c)
22mm, 4.4g.
Philip II
Trajan Decius
Augustus, A.D. 249-251
Silver Double Denarius
Rome mint
Obv: IMP TRAIAN DECIVS AVG
Rev: ADVENTVS AVG - Emperor on horseback, riding left, raising right hand and holding short scepter
RIC 1(b)
22mm, 2.9g.
Trajan Decius
Herennia Etruscilla
Augusta, A.D. 249-253(?)

Silver Double Denarius
Rome mint
Obv: HER ETRVS-CILLA AVG
Rev: PVDICITIA AVG - Pudicitia, veiled, seated left, holding scepter
RIC (Trajan Decius) 59(b)
24mm, 4.6g.
Herennia Etruscilla
Herennius Etruscus
Caesar, A.D. 250-251
Augustus, A.D. 251

Silver Double Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 250-251
Obv: Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C
Rev: PIETAS AVGVSTORVM - Sprinkler, simpulum, jug and lituus.
RIC (Trajan Decius) 143
22mm, 3.6g.
 Herennius Etruscus
Hostilian
Caesar, A.D. 250(?)-251
Augustus, A.D. 251
Provincial Bronze (AE26)
Moesia Superior, Viminacium
Obv: C VAL HOST M QVINTVS C
Rev: P M S COL VIM - Moesia, standing between bull and lion
AN XII in exergue
Moushmov 55
25x27mm, 12.2g.
Hostilian
Trebonianus Gallus
Augustus, A.D. 251-253

Silver Double Denarius
Milan mint
Obv: IMP C C TREB GALLVS AVG
Rev: PAX AETERNA - Pax, standing left, holding branch and traverse scepter
RIC 71
22mm, 3.8g.
Trebonianus Gallus
Volusian
Caesar, A.D. 251
Augustus, A.D. 251-253

Silver Double Denarius
Rome mint
Obv: IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG
Rev: CONCORDIA AVGG - Concordia, seated left, holding patera and double corncucopiae
RIC 168
20x23 mm, 3.8g.
Volusian Aemilian
Augustus, A.D. 253
Provincial Bronze (AE25)
Moesia Superior, Viminacium
Obv: IMP C M AEMIL ACHILIANVS
Rev: P M S COL VIM P Meosia, standing between bull and lion
AN X[IV?] in exergue
Moushmov 61
25 mm, 9.1g.
Aemelian
Valerian I
Augustus, A.D. 253-260
Silver Double Denarius
Antioch mint, A.D. 253
Obv: IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG
Rev: PIETAS AVGG - Two emperors, emperor at left  sacrificing at altar with patera, emperor at right, sword on belt, holding eagle-tipped scepter
RIC 284
24 x 22 mm, 3.5g.
Valerian I Gallienus
Augustus, 253-268
Silver Double Denarius
Asia Minor mint, A,D, 255-256
Obv: IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS P F AVG
Rev: IOVI CONSERVATORI - Emperor with spear, receiving globe from Jupiter, on right, leaning on scepter
Wreath in field
RIC 440
21mm, 4.5g.
Gallienus
Salonina
Augusta, A.D. 254-268
Silver Double Denarius
Rome mint
Obv: SALONINA AVG
Rev: FECVNDITAS AVG - Fecunditas standing left hodling infant; child, standing, in front
RIC 26
21mm, 2.3g.
Salonina Valerian II
Caesar, A.D. 253-258
Silver Double Denarius
Rome mint, A.D. 253-255
Obv: P LIC VALERIANVS CAES
Rev: IOVI CRESCENTI - Jupiter, as a child, riding, right, on goat
RIC 13
20x23 mm, 4.3g.
Valerian II
Saloninus
Caesar, A.D. 258-260
Augustus, A.D. 260

Cologne mint
Silver Double Denarius
Obv: SALON VALERIANVS CAES
Rev: SPES PVBLICA - Spes, waling left, holding flower and raising skirt
RIC 13, var.
22x20mm, 2.2g.
Saloninus Quietus
Augustus, A.D. 260
Antioch mint
Billon Antoninianus
Obv: IMP C FVL QVIETVS P F AVG
Rev: APOLINI CONSERVA - Apollo, standing left, holding laurel branch, left hand on lyre
RIC (Vol.V, Part II) 3
22mm, 3.1g.
Quietus
Macrianus
Augustus, A.D. 260-261
Antioch mint
Billon Antoninianus
Obv: IMP C FVL MACRIANVS P F AVG
Rev: SPES PVBLICA - Spes, walking left, holding flower and raising robe
[Star] in left field
RIC (Vol.V, Part II) 13
22mm, 2.9g.
Macrianus

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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