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Antony___the_Caesars.jpg
Antony & the Caesar's135 viewsSince most of the 12 Caesar's were more closely related to Antony than to Augustus I thought it was appropriate to include Antony in my 12 Caesar's group shot. Individual coins can be seen in my galleries. While I have better portraits of some Emperor's I chose these for their interesting reverses and styles.

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6 commentsJay GT403/18/16 at 02:49stlnats: Wonderful display. I especially like the variety o...
LEO-XIII-(1878-1903)_AE-30_LEO_XIII_PONT_MAX_AN_XXV_PASTOR-BONVS-ANIMAM-SVAM_DAT-PRO-OVIBVS-SVIS_JOHNSON_Q-001_0h_30mm_11,85g-s.jpg
LEO XIII (1878-1903), AE-30, The Good Shepherd. Extraordinary Medal, 1900. Patrignani 53.101 viewsLEO XIII (1878-1903), AE-30, The Good Shepherd. Extraordinary Medal, 1900. Patrignani 53.
avers: - LEO•XIII•PONT•MAX•AN•XXV, Leo XIII bust left, JOHNSON under the bust
revers: - PASTOR-BONVS-ANIMAM-SVAM-DAT-PRO-OVIBVS-SVIS, "The Good Shepherd lays down his life for his sheep".
exe:-/-//--, diameter: 30mm, weight:11,85g, axes: h,
material: AE, mint: , artist: JOHNSON, date: 1900 A.D.,
ref: Patrignani 53.
Q-001
1 commentsquadrans05/05/15 at 01:39stlnats: Nice example of an interesting medal.
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Maximianus coded - A with HP - RIC V, 582 var.69 viewsMaximianus Herculeus 286 - 310
AE - Antoninianus (pre-reform), 4.37g, 23.2mm
Siscia 1. officina, 290
obv. IMP CMA VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
bare bust, radiate head r.
rev. CONSERVATOR AVGG
Emperor, holding sceptre, and Hercules, shouldering club and lion's skin, standing
face to face, sacrificing at altar
l. field: A
exergue: dot XXI dot HP dot
RIC V/2, Siscia 582 var., unrecorded; not in Cohen
R; good VF, rest of silvering, thick flan
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RIC 582 has obv. legend only P AVG, and bust type 'cuirassed' not 'bare'!

HP, 1st group of HP - KOY - LI
= Gen. of Herculius, name of Maximianus, so-called coded coins
look at http://forumancientcoins.com/forvm/Collectors_Resources
2 commentsJochen12/15/13 at 11:24stlnats: A beautiful, fully detailed example of this issue!...
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96 Maxentius: Aquileia follis.28 viewsFollis, late 307 AD, Aquileia mint.
Obverse: IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG / Laureate bust of Maxentius.
Reverse: CONSERV VRB SVAE / Roma seated on shield in tetrastyle temple, handing globe to Maxentius, seated captive between them. Victories as acroteria, wolf & twins in pediment.
Mint mark: AQS
6.26 gm., 24 mm.
RIC #113; PBCC #728; Sear #14992
1 commentsCallimachus11/14/13 at 12:01stlnats: Nice!
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49 Galerius as Caesar: Carthage follis.28 viewsFollis, 299 - 303 AD, Carthage mint.
Obverse: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES / Laureate bust of Galerius.
Reverse: SALVS AVGG ET CAES FEL KART / Carthage standing, dressed in long robe, holding fruits in both hands.
Mint mark: Δ
11.02 gm,, 29 mm.
RIC #32b; Sear #14411.
1 commentsCallimachus11/14/13 at 12:00stlnats: Beautiful example of a coin that seems to never be...
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115 Severus II. AE follis 10.9gm22 viewsobv: FL VAL SEVERVS NOB CAES laur. head r.
rev: PERPET_VITES AVGG roma seated l. on shield holding victory on globe and scepter
ex: -VI//SISr
1 commentshill13210/13/13 at 12:49stlnats: Remarkably nice example of a very tough type. Al...
Sellwood_84_16_Vologases_IV_tetradrachm.jpg
Vologases IV92 viewstetradrachm, 147 - 191 AD
(struck 153 AD)
Sellwood 84.16
2 commentsRobert L309/27/13 at 22:22stlnats: Nice specimen
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Animated gif showing growth and contraction of Roman Empire58 viewsVery Cool. Click on the image, which will pop up in a new window. Then the animation will begin.2 commentsSosius09/26/13 at 17:17stlnats: Nice visuals and easy to understand ebb and flow. ...
1925_AL_101_combo.jpg
1925 Private Issue39 viewsOne of the larger issues at 101 mm. 2 commentsstlnats04/06/13 at 14:01stlnats: thank you, not an "official" but its big with an i...
Constantius-Gallus-xy-s.jpg
Roman Empire, Constantius Gallus (351-354 A.D.), AE-2, RIC VIII 335, Siscia, LXXII/ FEL TEMP REPARATIO, 706 views152 Constantius Gallus (351-354 A.D.), AE-2, RIC VIII 335, Siscia, LXXII/ FEL TEMP REPARATIO,
avers:- DN-CONSTATIVS-IVN-NOB-C, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right, A (or H) behind the head.
revers:- FEL-TEMP-RE-PARATIO, LXXII left field, soldier spearing fallen horseman who is bare-headed, reaching backwards.
exe: LXXII/Γ SIS Crescent,
diameter: mm,
weight: g,
axis: h,
mint: Siscia,
date: 332-333 A.D.,
ref: RIC VIII 335, p-374,
Q-001
4 commentsquadrans04/03/13 at 18:34stlnats: Great coin, something else for me to look for now!...
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7 Maxentius53 viewsMAXENTIUS
AE Follis (24-27 mm, 5.96 g)
Aquileia Mint, late Summer 307.

O: IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG, Laureate head right.

R: CONSERV VRB SVAE, Roma seated l. on shield in tetrastyle temple, r. handing globe to Maxentius (in military dress, stading r.), l. hand holding sceptre; seated captive between;

Victories as acroteria; she-wolf and twins in pediment; AQP in ex.

RIC VI Aquileia 113.

Dark patina. Extremely fine.

Ex Auctiones GmbH
3 commentsSosius03/07/13 at 17:58stlnats: What a pretty Maxentius. Gotta love the wolf and ...
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Diocletian Abdication Follis. AE28. Carthage81 viewsDiocletianus as Senior Augustus, minted under Severus II.
AE28. Mint of Karthago. 305 - 306 AD.
Obv. D N DIOCLETIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVG, laurate bust right, in imperial mantle, right holding olive-branch, left mappa.
Rev. PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG, Providentia standing right, extending right hand to Quies standing left, right holding branch, left leaning on sceptre.
S - F in field right and left. PKB in ex.
Cf. RIC VI Carthago 42a
2 commentsancientone12/24/12 at 15:52stl: Super rare issue from my favorite tetrarchy mint. ...
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