, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
ruled as regent for until her death in 223 or 224. Upon her death power passed to , the young emperor's mother. governed moderately, advised by a council of 16 distinguished senators. Rome had difficulty accepting rule by a woman. There were numerous plots and revolts, the last of which ended with the murder of the emperor and his mother.RS90497. Silver , 470, 271, 7918, 1063 note, VF, on a broad , some , minor edge crack, 2.511 g, maximum 20.0 mm, 180o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 223 A.D.; IMP C SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate, draped and right, from behind; TR P II P P, seated left on throne, in extended right hand, reversed spear in left, rests on the ground beside the throne; ; $105.00 (€91.35)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
The abbreviates Clementia Temporum, which can be translated "a time of peace and calm."RS65435. , 921, EF, 4.138 g, maximum 22.5 mm, 180o, 1st , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, IMP C PROBVS AVG, , draped and right, from behind; , emperor standing right receiving globe from Jupiter standing left holding long behind in left, A• in center, XXI ; $100.00 (€87.00)
, Justin I and Justinian I, April - 1 August 527 A.D.
This tiny bronze from Antioch is the last coin to depict the by Eutychides and, indeed, it is the last ancient coin to depict any classical deity. The sculpture, which first appeared on coins of Antioch in the second century B.C., was made in the late 4th Century B.C. by the Greek sculptor Eutychides of Sicyon for the then newly founded city of Antioch. The sculpture was imitated by many Asiatic cities. There is a small copy in the Vatican.BZ73040. Bronze pentanummium, 17, 13, 10 - 11, 133, -, -, F, nice glossy green with earthen highlighting, 1.716 g, maximum 12.5 mm, 180o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, D N D N IVSTINVS ET IVSTINIANVS PP AVG (or similar), diademed, draped and busts of Justin and Justinian facing; seated left, reversed E left, all within a shrine; very ; $100.00 (€87.00)
Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
Constantine reorganized the Roman army to consist of mobile units and garrison soldiers capable of countering internal threats and barbarian invasions. Constantine pursued successful campaigns against the tribes on the Roman frontiers - the Franks, the , the Goths, and the Sarmatians - even resettling territories abandoned by his predecessors during the turmoil of the previous century.RL65366. reduced , Antioch 86, I 1356, 16359, aEF, attractive black with highlighting red earthen desert fill, 2.670 g, maximum 17.0 mm, 0o, 2nd , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 330 - 333 and 335 A.D.; CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG, laurel and rosette diademed, draped and right; (glory of the army), two soldiers standing facing, heads turned inward , two standards in center between them, each holds a spear in outer hand and rests inner hand on grounded , SMANB in ; $95.00 (€82.65)
, 17 November 375 - 15 May 392 A.D.
On 9 August 378, in Rome's greatest defeat since Hannibal, was defeated by the at the Battle of Adrianople. The emperor was killed along with two-thirds of his army. Rome was left with no but to ally with former enemies. In 379, the were settled in the Balkans. In 380, the Germans, Sarmatians and Huns were taken into Imperial service. Barbarian leaders began to play an increasingly active role in ruling the Roman Empire.RL71419. Bronze AE 3, Antioch 51, gVF, perfect centering, flat areas, 2.746 g, maximum 18.6 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 9 Aug 378 - 25 Aug 383 A.D.; D N VALENTINIA-NVS IVN , pearl-diademed, draped and right; , seated left on , on globe in right, spear vertical behind in left, Θ left, * over Φ right, ANT∆ ; $95.00 (€82.65)
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