, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D.
, the personification of rejoicing, is usually depicted as a matron, standing with a in her left hand and a long frond on the ground in her right. Green branches were a sign of gladness and for special occasions, both public and private, it was the custom in ancient times to ornament streets, temples, gates, houses, and even entire cities, with branches and leaves of trees. This tradition carries on today in the form of wreaths and Christmas trees.RS73522. Silver , 190, 54, 281, 116, 7517, VF, exotic eastern , 2.751 g, maximum 18.4 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, c. 218 - 219 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG, laureate, draped and right, from behind; AVG, standing front, looking left, in right, long grounded frond in left, flanked by two nude children standing at her feet reaching up to her, the child on the right touching the frond; $135.00 (€120.15)
, September 268 - August or September 270 A.D.
This coin, dedicated by the to the health of the emperor, indicates was ill and vows had been made to , the god of medicine, for his recovery. and were fraternal twins, and had a sibling relationship. Perhaps she was also asked to the emperor. Unfortunately, and Diane could not . He died of the plague soon after this coin was struck.RA77133. , 1088 (7 spec.), 62, 219, 260, 11369 var., F, , highlighting earthen fill, cleaning scratches, 3.915 g, maximum 20.8 mm, 180o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, issue 4, c. mid 270; IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, left; , on left, standing right, drawing arrow from quiver with right hand, bow in left hand, facing , on right, standing left, olive branch in right hand, resting on rock behind in left hand; ; $125.00 (€111.25)
, 20 November 284 - 1 May 305 A.D.
In 293, Diocletian's Palace was built at a small bay on the Dalmatian coast, four miles from Salona, today's Split, Croatia.RA71999. , , 2, 322; 12637; 34; 67 var. (also 10th , but no pellet in ), aEF, , strike, some , a few light marks, light deposits and , 3.741 g, maximum 21.8 mm, 315o, 10th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, c. 293 - 295 A.D.; IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS , , draped and right, from the front; , (on left) standing right, holding in his left hand, receiving holding on globe from , who is standing left, nude but for over shoulders, holding a long vertically behind in his left hand, I in center, •XXI in ; $110.00 (€97.90)
, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
In 231, led a formidable army into the east. In a great battle Alexander defeated Artaxerxes and drove him back from the frontiers of Rome. He returned to Rome, where he received a triumph for his over the Persians.RS73592. Silver , 561, 302, 1020, 190 var. (no ), cf. 7930 (obv , right on rev, etc.), VF, , interesting eastern , 2.643 g, maximum 18.0 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 228 - 231 A.D.; IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate and draped right; , advancing right, raised in right hand, frond in left over shoulder; $110.00 (€97.90)
, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D.
On 8 October 314, at the Battle of Cibalae, Constantine defeated Licinius near Cibalae (modern Vinkovci, Croatia). Licinius was forced to flee to , and lost all of the Balkans except for . The two initiated peace negotiations, but they failed and they would not make peace until 1 March 317.
RB71428. , Antioch 8 (R4), I5244, 108, gVF, nice portrait, on a , 4.105 g, maximum 19.6 mm, 180o, 8th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 313 - 314 A.D.; IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS , laureate right; , standing left, nude but for cloak over shoulders, on globe in right offering , long vertical behind in left, at feet with in beak, over H over III in right , ANT in ; $100.00 (€89.00)
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