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. 284-324)
Page 8: The Constantine Dynasty (A.D. 293-364)

Page 9: Western Decline, Eastern Ascendance (A.D. 364-491)

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Valentinian I
Augustus, A.D. 364-375

(Bronze) AE III
Constantinople mint, A.D. 364-367
Obv: D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG
Rev: RESTITV-TOR REIP - Emperor, standing right, with laborum and holding Victory on globe
CONSPΔ in exergue
RIC 20(a)
19mm, 3.0g.
Valentinian I
Valens
Augustus, A.D. 364-378
(Bronze) AE III
Thessalonica mint, A.D. 364-367
Obv: D N VALEN-S P F AVG
Rev: RESTITV-TOR REIP - Emperor, standing right, with laborum and holding Victory on globe
TESΓ in exergue
RIC 17(b)
18x20mm, 3.3g.
VAlens
Procopius
Augustus A.D. 365-366

(Bronze) AE III
Undetermined mint, A.D. 356-366
Obv: D N PROCO-PIVS P F AVG
Rev: REPARATI-O FEL TEMP - Emperor standing, facing right, holding labarum and resting hand on shield
Mint mark off flan
16mm, 2.1g
Procopius Gratian
Augustus A.D. 367-383
(Bronze) AE II
Undetermined mint, A.D. 378-383
Obv: D N GRATIA-NVS P F AVG
Rev: REPARATIO REIPVB - Emperor, standing, facing left, holding Victory on globe and raising kneeling turreted woman
Mint mark off flan
23mm, 5.5g.
Gratian
Valentinian II
Augustus, A.D. 375-392
(Bronze) AE III
Siscia mint, A.D. 378-383
Obv: D N VALENTINIANVS IVN P F AVG
Rev: CONCO-R-DIA AVGGG - Roma seated, holding globe and reverse spear; left leg bare
ASISC in exergue
RIC 27(c)
18mm, 2.3g.
Valentinian II
Theodosius I ("the Great")
Augustus, A,D, 379-395
(Bronze) AE II
Constantinople mint, A.D. 383-388
Obv: D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG
Rev: GLORIA RO-MANORVM - Emperor, standing on galley, facing right, holding globe; Victory at helm
CONA in exergue; T in left field
RIC 79(b)
21mm, 5.3g
Theodosius I ("the Great")
Aelia Flaccilla
Augusta, A.D. 383-386

(Bronze) AE IV
Siscia mint, A.D. 383-384
Obv: AEL FLAC-CILLA AVG
Rev: SALVS REI-PVBLICAE - Victory seated, facing right, writing on shield resting on column
BSIS[dot] in exergue
RIC 35
13mm, 1.3g.
Aelia Flaccilla
Arcadius
Augustus, A.D. 383-408

(Bronze) AE III
Cyzikus mint, A.D. 392-395
Obv: D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG
Rev: GLORIA ROMANORVM - Emperor on horseback, riding right, right hand raised
SMKΓ in exergue
RIC 29(b)
17mm, 2.0g.
Arcadius
Magnus Maximus
Augustus, A.D. 383-388
(Bronze) AE II
Arlate mint, A.D. 383-388
Obv: D N MAG MAXI-MVS P F AVG
Rev: REPARATIO REIPVB - Emperor, standing, facing left, holding Victory on globe and raising kneeling turreted woman
PCON in exergue
RIC 26(a)
22mm, 4.2g.
Magnus Maximus Flavius Victor
Augustus, A.D. 387-388
(Bronze) AE IV
Rome mint, A.D. 387-388
Obv: D N FL VIC-TOR P F AVG
Rev: SPES RO-MA-NORVM - Campgate with star between two turrets
[RB?] in exergue
RIC 59
131mm, 0.9g.
Flavius Victor
Honorius
Augustus, A.D. 393-423
(Bronze) AE II
Antoich mint, A.D. 393-395
Obv: D N HONORIVS P F AVG
Rev: GLORIA ROMANORVM - Emperor, standing, facing right, holding globe and standard
ANTΓ in exergue
RIC 68(f)
23mm, 5.6g
Honorius Aelia Eudoxia
Augusta, A.D. 400-404
(Bronze) AE3
Nicomedia mint, A.D. 395-401
Obv: AEL EVDO-XIA AVG
Rev: GLORIA RO-MANORVM - Empress on throne, crowned by hand of God
SMNB in exergue; cross (very faint) in right field
RIC (Arcadius) 80
17mm, 2.3g
Aelia Eudoxia
Theodosius II
Augustus, A.D. 408-450
Gold Solidus
Constantinople mint, A.D. 430-440
Obv: D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG
Rev: VOT XXX MVLT XXXX S - Constantinopolis, seated on throne, facing left, holding scepter and globus cruciger (cross on globe)
CONOB in exergue; [star] in right field
RIC 275
21mm, 4.4g
Theodosius II Valentinian III
Caesar, A.D. 424-425
Augustus, A.D. 425-455

(Bronze) AE 3/4
Rome mint mark, possibly No. African mint, ca. A.D. 440-455
Obv: D N VAL-EN AV
Rev: VICTO-RI AVGVS - Victory advancing left with wreath and palm
ROMA in exergue; (no cross in field)
11mm, 1.3g
Valentinian III
Marcian
Augustus, A.D. 450-457

(Bronze) AE4
Constantinople mint, A.D. 450-457
Obv: D N MARCIANVS P F AVG
Rev: Cross above monogram (#2), within wreath
CON in exergue
RIC 545
12mm, 1.1g
Marcian Leo I
Augustus, A.D. 457-474

(Bronze) AE4
Thessalonica mint?
Obv: D N LE-ON VG?
Rev: Monogram #1, within wreath.
THS in exergue?
RIC 681?
11mm, 1.3g
Leo I
Aelia Verina
Augusta, A.D. 457-484

(Bronze) AE4
Constantinople mint? (Possibly Vandalic imitation)
Obv: D N L-EO?
Rev: [B/e] - Empress Verina, standing facing forward, holding globus cruciger (cross on globe) and transverse spear
RIC (Leo) 714?
12mm, 1.1g
Leo I with Aelia Verina reverse Zeno
Augustus, A.D. 474-475 & 476-491

(Bronze) AE4
Thessalonica mint, A.D. 476-491 (second reign)
Obv: D N ZE-NO AVG or variant
Rev: Monogram #1 within wreath
THS in exergue
RIC 958
10mm, 1.3g
Zeno

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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