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Domitian Sestertius83 viewsLaureate head right / Jupiter seated left
Maximum Diameter: 35.2 mm
Weight: 22.99 g
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Vespasian Denarius A.D. 75 RIC 772, (RIC [1962] 90), RSC 366, BMC 16171 viewsIMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right / PON MAX TR P COS VI, Pax seated left holding branch.
Maximum Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 3.04 g
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Hadrian Denarius RIC 290, RSC 1481, BMC 777 70 viewsHADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bare head right / VOTA PVBLICA, Hadrian standing left, sacrificing from patera over tripod altar.
Maximum Diameter: 19.2 mm
Weight: 3.12 g
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Gordian III Antoninianus, RIC 154, RSC 34854 viewsIMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate draped bust right / VICTOR AETER, Victory standing left with palm, resting sheild on captive at foot.
Maximum Diameter: 24.7 mm
Weight: 5.11 g
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Severus Alexander Denarius A.D. 222 RIC 5, RSC 20451 viewsIMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate draped bust right / P M TR P COS P P, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre.
Maximum Diameter: 18.9 mm
Weight: 2.74 g

First year issue.
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Trajan Denarius RIC 27248 viewsIMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P, Laureate bust of Trajan right, drapery on left shoulder. / SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae.
Maximum Diameter: 21.2 mm
Weight: 3.11 g
Faustina Sr Denarius RIC 37447 viewsDIVA FAVSTINA, draped bust right / AVGVSTA, Pietas standing left with raised right hand, at lighted altar.
Maximum Diameter: 18.4 mm
Weight: 3.46 g
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Septimius Severus Denarius. A.D. 201 RIC 176, RSC 370. 47 viewsSEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head right / PART MAX P M TR P VIIII, two captives seated at foot of trophy.
Maximum Diameter: 19.2 mm
Weight: 3.51 g
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Pinarius Natta Denarius 149 B.C. Crawford 208/1, Pinaria 1, Sydenham 390, Catalli 26945 viewsHelmeted head of Roma right; behind, X / Victory in biga right, holding reins and whip; below, NATTA; in ex. ROMA in partial frame. Rome mint.
Maximum Diameter: 17.4 mm
Weight: 3.34 g
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Clodius Albinus Denarius RIC 11, RSC 61, BMC 43 43 viewsD CL SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right / ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma seated left on shield, holding palladium & spear.
Maximum Diameter: 17.7 mm
Weight: 3.20 g
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Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus Denarius 116 or 115 B.C. SRCV I 161, Crawford 285/1, Sydenham 535, RSC I Domitia 742 viewsHead of Roma right in winged helmet, X behind, ROMA before / Jupiter in walking quadriga right, laurel branch in right, thunderbolt in left, CN` DOMI in ex. Rome mint.
Maximum Diameter: 20.3 mm
Weight: 3.86 g
Antoninus Pius Denarius, RIC 431 [Aurelius], RSC 156, BMC 4841 viewsDivus Antoninus Pius Denarius. DIVVS ANTONINVS, bare head right / CONSECRATIO, eagle standing half-right on garlanded altar, head turned left.
Maximum Diameter: 18.9 mm
Weight: 3.42 g
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Constans AE4 Sear 397031 viewsDiademed, draped & cuirassed bust right. CONSTANS PF AVG / GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers standing on either side of standard.
Maximum Diameter: 16 mm
Weight: 1.42 g

My first Roman coin.
Domitian Denarius. A.D. 92 RIC 732, RSC 27229 viewsIMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XI, laureate head right / IMP XXI COS XVI CENS P P P, Minerva standing left, holding thunderbolt and spear; shield at her side.
Maximum Diameter: 18.8 mm
Weight: 3.28 g
Vespasian Denarius A.D. 77-78, RIC 966, RSC 30, BMC 29829 viewsCAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head left / ANNONA AVG, Annona seated left, holding bundle of corn-ears on lap.TheEmpireNeverEnded
Marcus Aurelius Denarius RIC 225, RSC 979, BMC 532 22 viewsM ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIIII, laureate head right / VICT AVG COS III, Victory advancing left holding wreath & trophy.
Maximum Diameter: 20.1 mm
Weight: 3.23 g
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Caracalla Denarius A.D. 213-217 RIC 302, RSC 139, BMC 7021 viewsANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, laureate head right / LIBERAL AVG VIIII, Liberalitas standing left with abacus & cornucopiae.
Maximum Diameter: 19.5 mm
Weight: 3.39 g
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Domitian Denarius A.D. 95 RIC II 773, BMCRE 226, RSC 28621 viewsIMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XIIII, laureate head right / IMP XXII COS XVII CENS P P P, Minerva standing left, holding spear in right hand, left hand on hip.
Maximum Diameter: 18 mm
Weight: 3.85 g
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Nero Denarius RIC 7120 viewsIMP NERO CAESAR AVG P P, Laureate head right / Salus seated left, holding patera, SALVS in ex.
Maximum Diameter: 18.1 mm
Weight: 3.03 g
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Postumus Antoninianus A.D. 266/7 RIC 83, RSC 331, AGK 77, Sear5 1098320 viewsIMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust bust right / SAECVLI FELICTAS, emperor, wearing military attire, standing right, holding spear transversely and globe. Treveri mint.
Maximum Diameter: 20.0 mm
Weight: 3.63 g
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Aurelian AE Antoninianus A.D. 274-275 RIC 128, Cohen 95, Sear5 1153919 viewsIMP AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right / FORTVNA REDVX, Fortuna seated left on wheel, holding rudder & cornucopiae,S in ex. Mediolanum (Milan) mint.
Maximum Diameter: 23.5 mm
Weight: 2.97 g

A gift from a local coin dealer.

Julian II AE3 A.D. 361-363 RIC 108, Sear (1988 edition) 407418 viewsDN FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG, helmeted diademed bust left, cuirassed, holding spear and shield. / VOT X MVLT XX, in four lines surrounded by wreath, in ex HSIRM, Mint of Sirmium, Yugoslavia.
Maximum Diameter: 20.5 mm
Weight: 3.01 g
Nerva Denarius A.D. 97 Jan-Sept RIC 16, RSC 66, BMC 3718 viewsIMP NERVA CAES AVG PM TR P COS III P P, laureate head right / FORTVNA AVGVST - Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia.
Maximum Diameter: 17.6 mm
Weight: 3.29 g
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Gallienus, as joint ruler with Valerian, Billon Antoninianus RIC 397, RSC 940, Sear5 1035217 viewsIMP GALLIENVS P AVG, radiate draped bust right / SALVS AVGG, Salus standing left feeding snake rising from altar and holding sceptre in left hand. Viminacium mint.
Maximum Diameter: 21.4 mm
Weight: 3.80 g
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Domitian Denarius A.D. 80 RIC 267 [Titus], RSC 390, BMC 8816 viewsCAESAR DIVI F DOMITIANVS COS VII, laureate head right / PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS, Cretan goat standing left in laurel wreath.
Maximum Diameter: 18.0 mm
Weight: 3.39 g
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(Augustus &) Agrippa AE 'half dupondius,' A.D. 10-14 RIC 159-160, RCV 1731, Cohen 8, RPC 525 15 viewsIMP DIVI F P-P, back-to-back heads of Agrippa, in rostral crown, & Augustus, laureate / COL NEM, palm tree curving to left, crocodile right chained below, wreath to left of palm tip with long ties trailing to right. Gaul, Nemausus.
Maximum Diameter: 25.2 mm
Weight: 7.01 g

Cut in half for fractional change.
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Anonymous PAE As 169-158 B.C. Crawford 176/1, Sydenham 358, BMCRR 63514 viewsLaureate head of Janus; above, I / PAE monogram above, ROMA in exergue, prow of galley right; before, I before. Rome mint.
Maximum Diameter: 33.0 mm
Weight: 34.11 g

A duplicate from the RBW Collection of Roman Republican Coins. Ex SCMB (April 1989), 162
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Trajan Denarius A.D. 114-116 RIC 347, Woytek 518v, BMC 549, RSC 27614 viewsIMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC, laureate draped bust right / P M TR P CO S VI P P SPQR, Genius standing facing, head left, holding patera in right hand, grain ears in left.
Maximum Diameter: 20.0 mm
Weight: 2.78 g
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M. Furius L.f. Philus Denarius 119 B.C. Crawford 281/1, Syd 529, BMCRR (Italy) 55513 viewsLaureate head of Janus; MFOVRILF around / Roma standing left erecting trophy, gallic arms and and carnyx around, ROMA to right, PHLI in ex. Rome mint.
Maximum Diameter: 19.6 mm
Weight: 3.89 g
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Antoninus Pius Sestertius RIC 1272 [Aurelius]13 viewsDIVVS ANTONINVS, bare head right / Altar with doors closed. DIVO PIO, S C in fields.
Maximum Diameter: 31.3 mm
Weight: 25.47 g
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Geta Denarius A.D. 210 RIC 70b, RSC 140, BMC 4312 viewsIMP CAES P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG, laureate head right / PONTIF TR P II COS II, Genius standing left sacrificing out of patera over lighted altar & holding corn-ears.

Ex Pegasi Numismatics Auction XXVI (15.05.2012)
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Vitellius Denarius A.D. 69 RIC 109, RSC 111, BMC 39 12 viewsA VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P, laureate head right / XV VIR SACR FAC Tripod, raven below, dolphin above.
Maximum Diameter: 17.0 mm
Weight: 3.31 g

Tiny banker's mark in obverse field.
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Commodus Denarius A.D. 181 RIC 15, RSC 805 11 viewsM COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG, laureate head right / TR P VI IMP IIII COS III PP, Felicitas standing front with caduceus & sceptre.
Maximum Diameter: 17.9 mm
Weight: 2.58 g
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Titus Denarius A.D. 80 RIC 122, (RIC [1962] 24a), RSC 313, BMC 58 11 viewsIMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M, laureate head right / TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P, throne with back in form of a diadem with corn ears upon it.
Maximum Diameter: 19.2 mm
Weight: 3.06 g
Commodus Denarius A.D. 189 RIC 202a, RSC 323, BMCRE 28610 viewsM COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT P P, laureate head right / LIBERALITAS AVG VII, Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus & cornucopia.1 commentsTheEmpireNeverEnded
Nerva Denarius A.D. 97 RIC 14, RSC 20, BMC 2510 viewsIMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P, laureate head right / CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM, clasped hands.
Maximum Diameter: 16.0 mm
Weight: 3.03 g
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Augustus Denarius 2 B.C. - A.D. 4 RIC 210, BMC 540, RSC 43b9 viewsCAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE. laureate head right / AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below, Gaius & Lucius standing front with shields & spears; in field above, a simpulum & lituus (in "Pd" formation).
Maximum Diameter: 17.8 mm
Weight: 2.28 g

Crystallized and Broken.
Claudius Sestertius, RIC 115, Cohen 85cf, BMC 192 9 viewsTI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head right / SPES AVGVSTA, S C in exergue, Spes walking left, holding flower and lifting hem of skirt.
Maximum Diameter: 37.1 mm
Weight: 28.95 g
Maximinus I Denarius RIC 16, RSC 99a, BMC 1059 views IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG, laureate, draped bust right / VICTORIA AVG, Victory running right bearing wreath & palm.
Maximum Diameter: 19.5 mm
Weight: 2.85 g
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Philip I Antoninianus A.D. 247, RIC 45, RSC 170 9 viewsIMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma seated left with Victory & scepter, altar at feet.
Maximum Diameter: 22.7 mm
Weight: 4.23 g
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Antoninus Pius Denarius A.D. 157 - 158 RIC 277, RSC 10358 viewsANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P IMP II, laureate head right / TR POT XXI COS IIII, Fortuna standing facing, head right, holding rudder and cornucopiae.
Maximum Diameter: 18.2 mm
Weight: 3.26 g
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Aurelian Antoninianus, Cohen 263; Sear5 116168 viewsIMP AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate, draped bust right / VICTORIA AVG, Victory walking right, holding wreath and palm, T in ex.
Maximum Diameter: 22.3 mm
Weight: 2.97 g

Ex Incitatus Coins, Ex Forvm user Ardatirion, Ex Forvm
(and I managed to take the worst photo of the three)
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Probus Billon Tetradrachm Aug 29 A.D. 277 - Aug 28 A.D. 278, cf. Dattari 5545; Milne 4557; Curtis 1890; Geissen 3134; Kampmann-Ganschow 112.15; BMC Alexandria p. 314, 24238 viewsA K M AVP ΠPOBOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, modius on head, rudder on globe in right, cornucopia in left, LΓ (?, year 3) above left. Alexandria mint.
Maximum Diameter: 19.7 mm
Weight: 7.58 g
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Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, Denarius RIC 423a[Pius] 6 viewsAVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS, bare head right / IVVENTAS, Juventas standing facing, head left, right hand dropping a grain of incense onto candelabrum-altar, and holding patera.2 commentsTheEmpireNeverEnded
Maurice Tiberius Follis A.D. 591/2 DOC 33e; MIBE 67D; SB 494.6 views Crowned bust of Maurice Tiberius facing, holding mappa in right hand, eagle-tipped scepter in left / Large M; cross above; A/N/N/O X across field; Є//CON. Constantinople, Regnal Year 10.
Maximum Diameter: 32.0 mm
Weight: 11.06 g
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Tiberius Denarius Fouree6 viewsTI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head right / PONTIF MAXIM, Livia, as Pax, seated right, holding olive-branch and long vertical sceptre; ornate legs to chair.
Maximum Diameter: 17.5 mm
Weight: 3.0 g
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Trajan Decius Antoninianus A.D. 250 RIC 12b, RSC 166 viewsIMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, radiate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / DACIA, Dacia standing left, holding staff surmounted by dragon's head.
Maximum Diameter: 22.0 mm
Weight: 4.27 g
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Valerian Antoninianus Gbl 877d Cologne mint 2nd issue6 views1 commentsTheEmpireNeverEnded
Galba Denarius A.D. 69 RIC 189, RSC 55a, BMC 65 viewsIMP SER GALBA CAESAR AVG, laureate and draped bust right / DIVA AVGVSTA, Livia standing left, holding patera & vertical sceptre.
Maximum Diameter: 17.0 mm
Weight: 2.82 g
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Gallienus Billon Antoninianus RIC V 616, MIR 1642b, Cohen 425, SRCV III -, AHG 401 (this coin)4 viewsGALLIENVS AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / LAETITIA AVG, Laetitia standing left, wreath in right, rudder in left, VII C in ex (seventh consulate). Antioch mint.
Maximum Diameter: 23.0 mm
Weight: 3.78 g

From the Antioch Hoard of Gallienus.
Lucius Verus Denarius A.D. 168, RIC 576, RSC 297, BMC 447 4 viewsL VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, laureate head right / TR P VII IMP IIII COS III, Aequitas standing left holding scales & cornucopiae.
Maximum Diameter: 19.0 mm
Weight: 3.44 g
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Philip II As Caesar Sestertius A.D. 246 RIC 256a, Cohen 493 views M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES, bare-headed and draped bust of Phlip II right, seen from behind / PRINCIPI I-VVENT, S C across field, Philip II in military attire, standing left, holding globe and inverted spear.
Maximum Diameter: 27 mm
Weight: 18.12 g
Augustus Denarius RIC 210, BMC 540, RSC 43b. 2 viewsCAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE. laureate head right / AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below, Gaius & Lucius standing front with shields & spears; in field above, a simpulum & lituus (in "Pd" formation). TheEmpireNeverEnded
Maximinus I Sestertius A.D. 235/6 RIC 58, BMC 722 views IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I right / PAX AVGVSTI, S C across field, Pax standing facing, head left, holding branch and transverse scepter.
Maximum Diameter: 27 mm
Weight: 16.02 g
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M. Cato Quinarius 89 B.C. Crawford 343/2b; Sydenham 597; Porcia 7 2 viewsHead of Liber right, wearing ivy wreath / Victory seated right, holding palm and patera.
Maximum Diameter: 14.8 mm
Weight: 1.71 g
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