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Treveri, Gallia Belgica (Trier, Germany)

Colonia Augusta Treverorum was the capitol of Roman Belgica and served as the capital of the Gallic Empire under the emperors Tetricus I and II from 271 to 274. Dates of operation: 294 - 395, 408 - 413 and c. 430. Mintmarks: SMTR, TR, TRE, TROB, TRPS.


Postumus, Summer 260 - Spring 269 A.D.
Click for a larger photo A skilled general and administrator, Postumus rebelled against Gallienus, uniting Gaul, Spain and Britain into a Gallic-Roman empire. Successful against the Germans, he kept his empire secure and prosperous. He was assassinated by his own troops after he refused to allow them to sack Moguntiacum (Mainz).
SH66364. Bronze double sestertius, Bastien Postumus 87, RIC 143 (Lugdunum), Cohen 177, VF, weight 13.981 g, maximum diameter 30.7 mm, die axis 0o, Colonia Agrippinensis or Treveri mint, 261 A.D.; obverse IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse LAETITIA AVG (AVG in exergue), galley left, four rowers and steersman; $420.00 (€315.00)

Constantine II, 22 May 337 - March or April 340 A.D.
Click for a larger photo Constantine II was seven or eight years old when this coin was minted. Here he is draped and cuirassed as a powerful child Caesar with the world in his hands!
SH63721. Bronze AE 3, RIC VII Trier 382 corr. (laureate and draped, no cuirass), gVF, well centered on a tight flan, nice green patina, weight 2.868 g, maximum diameter 18.0 mm, die axis 180o, 2nd officina, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, 322 - 323 A.D.; obverse CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, Victory on globe in right, mappa in left, head of Medusa on cuirass; reverse BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, altar inscribed VO/TIS / XX, surmounted by globe, three stars above, •STR• in ex; rare (R3); $240.00 (€180.00)

Diocletian, 20 November 284 - 1 May 305 A.D.
Click for a larger photo The obverse dedicates the coin, "to our lord Diocletian the most pious and fortunate senior emperor." This coin was struck for Diocletian after his abdication and the reverse is dedicated to his rest and retirement. Quies is the personification of rest and retirement.
RB90467. Billon follis, RIC VI Treveri 699 (S), SRCV IV -, Choice aEF, nice green patina, some minor pitting, weight 6.763 g, maximum diameter 25.7 mm, die axis 180o, 1st officina, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, c. spring 307 A.D.; obverse D N DIOCLETIANO P F S AVG, laureate bust right, wearing imperial mantle, olive branch in right hand, mappa in left; reverse QVIES AV-GVSTORVM, Quies standing half left, branch in right hand, long scepter vertical behind in left, S - C flanking across field, PTR in exergue; very scarce; $225.00 (€168.75) ON RESERVE

Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
Click for a larger photo Sol Invictus ("Unconquered Sun") was the sun god of the later Roman Empire and a patron of soldiers. In 274 the Roman emperor Aurelian made it an official cult alongside the traditional Roman cults. The god was favored by emperors after Aurelian and appeared on their coins until Constantine. The last inscription referring to Sol Invictus dates to 387 and there were enough devotees in the 5th century that Augustine found it necessary to preach against them. It is commonly claimed that the date of 25 December for Christmas was selected in order to correspond with the Roman festival of Dies Natalis Solis Invicti, or "Birthday of the Unconquered Sun."
RL90504. Bronze follis, RIC VII Trier 132, Nice EF, attractive style, well centered, weight 3.318 g, maximum diameter 19.9 mm, die axis 180o, 2nd officina, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, 317 A.D.; obverse IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right; reverse SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing slightly right, head left, radiate, nude but for chlamys over shoulders, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe in left, T - F at sides, BTR in exergue; $150.00 (€112.50)

Licinius Junior, Caesar, 1 March 317 - 18 September 324 A.D.
Click for a larger photo In 320, Licinius reneged on the religious freedom promised by the Edict of Milan, and began a new persecution of Christians in the Eastern Roman Empire. He destroyed churches, imprisoned Christians and confiscated their property.
RL66789. Bronze AE 3, RIC VII Trier 264 (R4), EF, some legend weakness, weight 2.731 g, maximum diameter 21.7 mm, die axis 0o, 1st officina, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, 320 A.D.; obverse LICINIVS IVN NOB C, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse VIRTVS EXERCIT, two bound captives seated at base of a trophy of arms, •PTR in ex; very rare; $125.00 (€93.75)

Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
Click for a larger photo In 318, Constantine the Great given the title Brittanicus Maximus for successful engagements in Britain. The details of the battles are unknown.
RL90502. Bronze AE 3, RIC VII Trier 162 (R4), Nice EF, perfect centering, legend not fully struck (filled die?), weight 2.926 g, maximum diameter 19.7 mm, die axis 210o, 1st officina, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, 317 - 318 A.D.; obverse CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right; reverse SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing slightly left, radiate, nude but for chlamys over shoulders, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe in left, F - T at sides, •ATR in ex; very rare; $125.00 (€93.75)

Constantius II, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D.
Click for a larger photo This peculiar issue combines an obverse of Constantius II and a reverse type of the usurpers Magnentius and Decentius. These coins may have been struck by Poemenius (an enemy of the usurpers) before Constantius II regained control of Treveri, or they may have been struck after Constantius II had retaken the city.
RL90658. Bronze centenionalis, RIC VIII Trier 332, LRBC 67, F, porous, weight 4.668 g, maximum diameter 23.2 mm, die axis 0o, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, 352 A.D.; obverse D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse SALVS AVG NOSTRI, large chi-rho (Christ monogram), A - W (alpha to omega) across field, TRS* in ex; rare; $120.00 (€90.00)

Constantine II, 22 May 337 - March or April 340 A.D.
Click for a larger photo On 1 March 317, Constantine and Licinius elevated their sons Crispus, Constantine II (still a baby) and Licinius II to Caesars. After this arrangement Constantine ruled the dioceses Pannonia and Macedonia, and established his residence at Sirmium, from where he prepared a campaign against the Goths and Sarmatians.
RL43300. Bronze AE 3, RIC VII Trier 173, EF, hair struck a bit soft, weight 3.495 g, maximum diameter 20.2 mm, die axis 0o, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, 317 - 318 A.D.; obverse FL CL CONSTANTINVS IVN N C, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Constantine II standing right holding transverse spear in right and globe in left, F left, T right, BTR in ex; $60.00 (€45.00)

Licinius I, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D.
Click for a larger photo Open civil war between Constantine and Licinius broke in 316 when Constantine invaded Licinius' Balkan provinces. Licinius fled to Adrianople where he collected a second army, under the command of Valerius Valens whom he raised to the rank of Augustus. Constantine defeated Licinius at the Battle of Campus Ardiensis, but the victory was indecisive. A treaty between Constantine and Licinius was concluded at Serdica on 1 March, 317. The peace lasted for about seven years.
RB51648. Bronze AE 3, RIC VII Trier 121, EF, ragged flan, weight 2.685 g, maximum diameter 21.2 mm, die axis 0o, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, 316 A.D.; obverse IMP LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right; reverse GENIO POP ROM, Genio standing left, patera in right, cornucopia in left, T left, F right, BTR in ex; wonderful reverse detail; $55.00 (€41.25)

Licinius I, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D.
Click for a larger photo Open civil war between Constantine and Licinius broke in 316 when Constantine invaded Licinius' Balkan provinces. Licinius fled to Adrianople where he collected a second army, under the command of Valerius Valens whom he raised to the rank of Augustus. Constantine defeated Licinius at the Battle of Campus Ardiensis, but the victory was indecisive. A treaty between Constantine and Licinius was concluded at Serdica on 1 March, 317. The peace lasted for about seven years.
RB51649. Bronze AE 3, RIC VII Trier 121, EF, weight 3.829 g, maximum diameter 20.7 mm, die axis 0o, Treveri (Trier, Germany) mint, 316 A.D.; obverse IMP LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right; reverse GENIO POP ROM, Genio standing left, patera in right, cornucopia in left, T left, F right, BTR in ex; $50.00 (€37.50)



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