, 1 March 305 - 5 May 311 A.D.
In Roman religion every man has a , a presiding spirit. In De Die Natali, Censorinus says, from the moment we are born, we live under the guard and tutelage of . Cities, organizations, and peoples also had a . On coins we find inscriptions to the of the Army, of the Senate, of the Roman People, etc. The dedicates this coin to the of the , the Emperors. Genius' image is of a man with a cloak half covering the shoulders leaving the rest of his body naked, holding a in one hand, and a or a in the other.RB73848. , Cyzicus 53, 14509, 40, gVF, , detail, light corrosion, some marks, 7.117 g, maximum 24.7 mm, 180o, 2nd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, c. 309 - May 310 A.D.; GAL MAXIMIANVS , laureate right; , standing left, nude but for on and over shoulders and left arm, pouring libations from in right hand, in left left, B left, right, MVK in ; $110.00 (€97.90)
, First Half 283 - Spring 285 A.D.
In Roman mythology, was the minor goddess of trade and honest merchants. was also the personification of the virtues equity and fairness of the emperor ( ). The , a natural emblem of equity, express righteousness. The signifies the prosperity which results from and . RA73892. , 212, 533, p. 22, 8, 12339, gVF, nice portrait, well struck, some , 3.774 g, maximum 22.7 mm, 0o, ( , France) mint, 283 A.D.; IMP C CARINVS AVG, , draped and right; AEQVITAS , standing slightly left, in right, in left hand, A (1st ) right; ex J. ; $110.00 (€97.90)
, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
The Emperor was the - the high priest of Rome, president of the colleges of priests, and the superintendent and judge of all matters related to the religion and sacred ceremonies of the Romans, whether in public or private. Coinage was often used to advertise that the pious Emperor was fulfilling his duties to the state and people, performing the sacrifices and ceremonies which, according to their religion, were essential to the welfare of the Roman Empire and Roman people.RS76516. Silver , 81 (S), 357, 463, cf. 7899 (TR P V), -, EF, cameo-like with portrait and and bright fields, slightly frosty surfaces, somewhat , 2.803 g, maximum 20.5 mm, 0o, Rome mint, earlier of 228 A.D.; IMP C SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate and draped right, from behind; VII P P, Alexander standing facing, left, sacrificing from in right hand over lit tripod , scroll in left hand; ; $110.00 (€97.90)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.; EQVITI Series II of Ticinum, I, QXXI
Ticinum mint series II - click "EQVITI" to read the article, "Coins of with Coded Markings of Embedded in the mint mark." The letter "I" in the is the fourth letter of the . The letter "Q" in the indicates this coin was struck by the fourth (mint workshop). The letters of the word are coded in the of coins from all the of the mint, with the specific letters of the assigned to each in order corresponding with their numbers. This probably refers to cavalry. It may be truncated because there were only six in operation. RA62615. , , 2, 509, EF, 3.910 g, maximum 24.2 mm, 180o, 4th , Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 281 A.D.; , , helmeted and left, spear in right over shoulder, on left; PACIF, advancing left, holding olive-branch, and spear, I left, QXXI in ; strike with full , some hoard remaining; $105.00 (€93.45)
, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
In 193, was sacked by the governor of , , in his revolt against . In 194, reorganized into five new provinces. One of these, Coele-Syria, including all of northern , briefly had its capital in before reverting to Antioch. Septimius sought to punish Antioch for having supported . endowed with four colonnaded streets, , a theater, a hippodrome, numerous sanctuaries and other public buildings in the city. The city was a key strategic seaport for Roman . RS90492. Silver , 511(a), 4 55a; p. 294, 712; -, aEF, , nice , strike, 3.375 g, maximum 19.1 mm, 0o, ad Mare (Latakia, ) mint, 200 A.D.; L SEPT SEV XI , laureate right; TR P P P, standing facing, left, raising a plate of fruits in right, two stalks of grain downward in left; $105.00 (€93.45)
Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
This coin refers Constantine's in the Sarmatian war in 322 A.D. According to Zosimus (lib. 2), Constantine routed the Sarmatae and drove them back beyond the Danube where they rallied to renew the fight. He defeated them and again put them to flight, taking a great number of prisoners. Their , Rausimodus was left among the slain.RL75806. , 63 (also 1st ), Trier 435, 487, 16284, EF, perfect centering, Victory's a little flatly struck, closed crack, 3.538 g, maximum 20.4 mm, 180o, 1st , (Trier, Germany) mint, 323 - 324 A.D.; , laureate right; , advancing right, treading on captive, in right, in left, PTR crescent in ; $105.00 (€93.45)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
In 282, traveled towards (Serbia). He tried to employ his troops in peaceful projects, such as draining the swamps in . His troops, unhappy about this labor, murdered him. , an Illyrian and Probus' praetorian prefect, was proclaimed the new emperor.RA46836. , , 2, 731; V 57, n° 9, EF, 3.428 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 180o, 2nd , (Sisak, Croatia) mint, 282 A.D.; IMP C PROBVS , and right; , woman standing right presenting to emperor standing left, holding globe and , II in center, XXI in ; , extensive ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, 9 September 337 - 19 January 350 A.D.
The translates, "Happy Times ." Happy times would not last for . This coinage was among his last issues before his general rebelled and had him killed.RL71445. quarter maiorina, 244, II 1136, 31, 18730, 10, EF, 1.982 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 180o, 2nd , (Sisak, Croatia) mint, 348 - 350 A.D.; D N , pearl-diademed, draped and right; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), standing left in galley left, on globe in right hand, in left hand, seated in stern steering, BSIS followed by control-mark in ; $100.00 (€89.00)
Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
Constantine is best known for being the first Christian Roman emperor. He reversed the persecutions of his predecessor, , and issued the in 313, which proclaimed religious toleration throughout the empire. He is listed as a saint by the Orthodox Church. Although he is not a Catholic saint, he is revered under the title "The Great" for his contributions to Christianity.
RL72845. reduced , Lyons 236 (R3), I 180, 203 (3 examples), 16337, 254, EF, nice portrait, some luster, slight in areas on the , 2.557 g, maximum 17.9 mm, 180o, 1st , ( , France) mint, 330 - 331 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 , PLG in ; ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D.
The , was a of Roman cavalry , a with a military ensign marked with the (Greek of Christ). It was an object of religious veneration amongst the soldiers, who paid it divine honors.RL76206. light maiorina, Constantinople 90, II 2018, 18231, 39, EF, excellent centering and strike, nice green , 3.284 g, maximum 20.6 mm, 0o, 7th , Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, 348 - 15 Mar 351 A.D.; D N CONSTANTIVS , pearl-diademed, draped and left, globe in right; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), emperor standing left, ( ) in right, resting left on , two kneeling bound captives before him, Γ left, CONSZ* in ; $100.00 (€89.00)
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