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Home ▸ Catalog ▸ |Roman Coins| ▸ |The Late Empire| ▸ |Anthemius||View Options:  |  |  | 

Anthemius, 12 April 467 - 11 July 472

Procopius Anthemius was the son-in-law of the emperor Marcian and was selected by the emperor Leo, in Constantinople, to be emperor in the west. He married his daughter to the powerful general Ricimer, but their relationship deteriorated until Ricimer set up a rival emperor, Olybrius. After a long seige Rome fell. Anthemus was found disgused as a beggar and was beheaded.

|Anthemius|, |Anthemius,| |12| |April| |467| |-| |11| |July| |472|, |solidus|
During the reign of Anthemius, dies were sometimes shared between the mints at Rome, Milan and Ravenna. This variant of an extremely rare type minted at Milan appears to have a re-engraved mint mark. The only other known example of this variant is in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection.
SH01632. Gold solidus, RIC X 2887, Lacam 93, VF, weight 4.37 g, maximum diameter 22.1 mm, die axis 0o, Mediolanum (Milan, Italy) mint, late 467 - 472 A.D.; obverse D N ANTHEMIVS P F AVG, helmeted bust facing, pearl-diademed, cuirassed, spear in right over shoulder, shield on left arm decorated with horseman riding down enemy; reverse SALVS REIPVBLICAE (health of the Republic), Anthemius and Leo, nimbate, standing front, each holds a spear and together they hold a cross on a globe, MD in center, COMOB in exergue; cross graffiti in obverse right field; extremely rare (R4); SOLD


|Anthemius|, |Anthemius,| |12| |Apr| |467| |-| |11| |Jul| |472|, |nummus|
Procopius Anthemius was the son-in-law of the emperor Marcian and was selected by the emperor Leo, in Constantinople, to be emperor in the west. He married his daughter to the powerful general Ricimer, but their relationship deteriorated until Ricimer set up a rival emperor, Olybrius. After a long siege Rome fell. Anthemus was found disguised as a beggar and was beheaded.
SH68452. Bronze nummus, RIC X 2862 (R4), F, weight 1.221 g, maximum diameter 9.5 mm, die axis 270o, Rome mint, obverse D N ANTHEMIVS P F AVG (or similar), diademed bust right; reverse Anthemius monogram in wreath, RM in exergue; ex Noble Numismatics (2006); very rare; SOLD







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DNANTHEMIVSPEAVG
DNANTHEMIVSPERPAVG
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DNANTHEMIVSPERPETAV
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