Romano-British Empire, , Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D..
over a of , which suggests that the new coin was worth at least as much of the old one. Otherwise, it would have made more sense to melt the .RA73221. Silver , cf. 287 (S), 336, 13629, VF, , 2.664 g, maximum 23.8 mm, 225o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, c. 290 - 291 A.D.; IMP CARAVSIVS , , draped and right; , standing left, in right hand, in left hand, obscured by over-strike effects; ( ?) visible; from the Charles Peters Collection, ex (2010); ; $160.00 (€142.40)
the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
Liberality is personified by the image of a woman, holding in one hand a counting board, or square tablet with a on which are cut a certain number of holes. These boards were used to quickly count the proper number of coins or other items for distribution to each person. It appears they were held over a container, covered with coins and the excess swept away back into the container. The proper number of coins would fill the holes and then would be dumped out to the recipient. On coins this symbol indicated the prince had given to the people money, grain, or other articles of consumption. In the other hand she holds a , to indicate the abundance of wheat contained in the public graineries.RS72573. Silver , 38b, 87, 21, 8937, VF, , rose gold , 4.364 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 245 A.D.; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, , draped and right, from behind; II, standing left, counting board in right hand, in left hand; $125.00 (€111.25)
, 13 September 81 - 18 September 96 A.D.
In 93 A.D., Pliny the Younger was named a . On 24 August 79, he along with his uncle, Pliny the Elder, witnessed the eruption of Vesuvius, during which his uncle died. Pliny rose through the cursus honorum, a series of Imperial civil and military offices, and was an imperial magistrate under . He wrote hundreds of letters, many of which survive, that are of great historical value for the time period. Some are addressed to reigning emperors or to notables such as the historian . His letters to provide one of the few surviving records of the relationship between the imperial office and provincial governors.RB73715. Copper as, , 1, 756; 469; 500; 333; -; cf. 2807 (COS XV), VF, centered, green , light scratches and corrosion, 10.417 g, maximum 29.1 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 92 - 94 A.D.; DOMIT AVG COS XVI P P, laureate right; AVGVSTI, standing left, in right hand, in left hand, flanking across ; $120.00 (€106.80)
Gallic Empire, , Summer 260 - Spring 269 A.D.
So successful was he in the task of restoring peace and security to the provinces under his direct control that the coins issued by were of better workmanship and higher precious metal content than coins issued by ; his control of the Spanish and British mining regions was presumably crucial in this regard, as was his employment of master minters who would have come into Gaul with .RA76754. , 199a, 2413 (968 spec.), 75, 45, 65, 336, 60, VF, and struck, nice portrait, 3.694 g, maximum 21.2 mm, 45o, (Trier, Germany) mint, c. 263 - 265 A.D.; IMP C POSTVMVS , , draped and right; , standing left, in right hand, in left; ex J. ; $90.00 (€80.10)
Gallic Empire, , Summer 260 - Spring 269 A.D.
was a surname given to because she was said to have promised the Romans that if they fought only just wars, they would never be in want of money.RA77906. , 199a, 2413 (968 spec.), 75, 45, 65, 336, 60, 10962, gVF, , nice portrait, slightly , 3.666 g, maximum 22.4 mm, 180o, (Trier, Germany) mint, c. 263 - 265 A.D.; IMP C POSTVMVS , , draped and right; , standing left, in right hand, in left; from the Butte College Foundation, ex , ex CNG/Seaby; $85.00 (€75.65)
, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D.
coin types attest to occasions when the emperor has displayed his generosity towards the people by a distribution to them, in money, provisions, or both. The first mention of was on coins of . It was a frequently repeated by the succeeding emperors. Indeed these instances of imperial generosity are more carefully recorded on coins than they are by history. This coin advertises that has made his third distribution to the people. Liberality is personified by the image of a woman, holding in one hand a counting board, or square tablet with a on which are cut a certain number of holes. These boards were used to quickly count the proper number of coins or other items for distribution to each person. In the other hand she holds a RS74122. Silver , 103; 86; 60; 7522; p. 563, 216 var. ( right), VF, on a , coppery spots, weak, 3.032 g, maximum 18.0 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 221 A.D.; IMP ANTONINVS AVG, laureate and draped right, from behind; III, standing left, counting board in right hand, in left hand, lower left; $80.00 (€71.20)
, Augusta 194 - 8 April 217 A.D.
In 194, marched with his army of 12 legions to and defeated , governor of , at the Battle of Issus. Pescennius retreated to Antioch where he was executed by Severus' troops.RS77483. Silver , S610, 144, S329, F, dark , scratches, edge cracks, 2.407 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 0o, mint, 194 A.D.; IVLIA DOMNA AVG, draped right; , standing slightly left, left, in right hand, in left hand; ; $70.00 (€62.30)
, March or April 177 - 31 December 192 A.D.
This has the earliest depiction of the Three on coinage.RB63622. , 500, , 19.208 g, maximum 30.1 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 187 A.D.; M COMMODVS AVG , laureate right; XII IMP P P/ MON AVG/ S C, Three standing left, each holding in right and in left; $55.00 (€48.95)
, 7 March 161 - 17 March 180 A.D.
In 165, the sued for peace after the Romans captured Artaxata, Seleucia on the , and Ctesiphon. Unfortunately the returning army brought with them a pandemic known as the Antonine Plague. The plague significantly depopulated the entire Roman Empire.RB76490. , 1147, 1506, 216, 419, 4989, aF, , nice portrait, small deposits, 24.438 g, maximum 30.5 mm, 0o, Rome mint, Dec 174 - autumn 175 A.D.; M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIX, laureate right; VI IMP VII , standing left, raising counting board in right hand, in left hand, flanking across ; $50.00 (€44.50)
, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
Three are depicted, one for each metal: gold, silver and copper.RB65851. , 670, 6404, Fine/Fair, , 19.409 g, maximum 30.4 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 194 A.D.; L SEPT SEV III, laureate right; P P S C, three standing facing, each with left, in right hand, in left; big 30mm brass; ; $40.00 (€35.60)
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