ERIC Table of Contents


|Title Page|

|Introduction|

|About| |Roman| |Coins|

|Denominations|

|Coins| of |Other| |Ancient| |Cultures|

|Identifying| |Roman| |Coins|

|How| |To| |Use| |This| |Book|

|Mintmarks|

|Mint| |Map|

|Pricing| And |Grading|

|Bibliography|

|Reference| |Catalogs| |Cited|

|Coin| |Terms| |Used|

|Glossary|

|Rarity Tables|

|Index| of |Rulers|

|Photography| |Credits|

|Additional| |Web| |Resources|

Imperial Catalog:

|AUGUSTUS|
|LIVA|
|AGRIPPA|
|NERO| |CLAUDIUS| |DRUSUS|
|GERMANICUS|
|AGRIPPINA I|
|TIBERIUS|
|DRUSUS|
|ANTONIA|
|CALIGULA|
|CLAUDIUS I|
|BRITANNICUS|
|AGRIPPINA II|
|NERO|
|GALBA|
|CLODIUS| |MACER|
|OTHO|
|VITELLIUS|
|VESPASIAN|
|DOMITILLA|
|TITUS|
|DOMITIAN|
|DOMITIA|
|JULIA| |TITI|
|NERVA|
|TRAJAN|
|PLOTINA|
|MARCIANA|
|MATIDIA|
|HADRIAN|
|SABINA|
|AELIUS|
|ANTONINUS| |PIUS|
|FAUSTINA I|
|MARCUS| |AURELIUS|
|FAUSTINA| |II|
|LUCIUS| |VERUS|
|LUCILLA|
|COMMODUS|
|CRISPINA|
|PERTINAX|
|DIDIUS| |JULIANUS|
|MANLIA| |SCANTILLA|
|DIDIA CLARA|
|PESCENNIUS| |NIGER|
|CLODIUS| |ALBINUS|
|SEPTIMIUS| |SEVERUS|
|JULIA| |DOMNA|
|CARACALLA|
|PLAUTILLA|
|GETA|
|MACRINUS|
|DIADUMENIAN|
|ELAGABALUS|
|JULIA| |MAESA|
|JULIA| |SOAEMIAS|
|JULIA| |PAULA|
|AQUILIA| |SEVERA|
|ANNIA| |FAUSTINA|
|SEVERUS| |ALEXANDER|
|JULIA| |MAMAEA|
|ORBIANA|
|MAXIMINUS I|
|PAULINA|
|MAXIMUS|
|GORDIAN I|
|GORDIAN II|
|BALBINUS|
|PUPIENUS|
|GORDIAN III|
|TRANQUILLINA|
|PHILIP I|
|OTACILIA| |SEVERA|
|PHILIP II|
|PACATIAN|
|JOTAPIAN|
|TRAJAN| |DECIUS|
|HERENNIA| |ETRUSCILLA|
|HERENNIUS| |ETRUSCUS|
|HOSTILIAN|
|TREBONIANUS| |GALLUS|
|VOLUSIAN|
|AEMILIAN|
|CORNELIA| |SUPERA|
|SILBANNACUS|
|URANIUS| |ANTONINUS|
|VALERIAN I|
|MARINIANA|
|VALERIAN II|
|GALLIENUS|
|SALONINA|
|SALONINUS|
|REGALIANUS|
|DRYANTILLA|
|POSTUMUS|
|LAELIANUS|
|MARIUS|
|VICTORINUS|
|DOMITIAN II|
|TETRICUS I|
|TETRICUS II|
|QUIETUS|
|MACRIANUS|
|CLAUDIUS II|
|QUINTILLUS|
|AURELIAN|
|SEVERINA|
|ZENOBIA|
|VABALATHUS|
|TACITUS|
|FLORIAN|
|PROBUS|
|SATURNINUS|
|CARUS|
|CARINUS|
|MAGNIA| |URBICA|
|NIGRIAN|
|NUMERIAN|
|JULIAN I|
|DIOCLETIAN|
|MAXIMIAN|
|CARAUSIUS|
|ALLECTUS|
|DOMITIUS| |DOMITIANUS|
|CONSTANTIUS I|
|THEODORA|
|GALERIUS|
|GALERIA| |VALERIA|
|SEVERUS II|
|MAXENTIUS|
|ROMULUS|
|CONSTANTINE I|
|HELENA|
|FAUSTA|
|ALEXANDER|
|LICINIUS I|
|CONSTANTIA|
|MAXIMINUS II|
|LICINIUS II|
|CRISPUS|
|VALERIUS| |VALENS|
|MARTINIAN|
|CONSTANTINE II|
|DELMATIUS|
|HANNIBALLIANUS|
|CONSTANS|
|CONSTANTIUS II|
|MAGNENTIUS|
|DECENTIUS|
|NEPOTIAN|
|VETRANO|
|CONSTANTIUS| |GALLUS|
|JULIAN II|
|JOVIAN|
|VALENTINIAN I|
|VALENS|
|PROCOPIUS|
|GRATIAN|
|VALENTINIAN II|
|THEODOSIUS I|
|AELIA| |FLACCILLA|
|MAGNUS| |MAXIMINUS|
|FLAVIUS| |VICTOR|
|EUGENIUS|
|HONORIUS|
|CONSTANTINE III|
|CONSTANS II|
|MAXIMINUS|
|PRISCUS| |ATTALUS|
|JOVINUS|
|SABASTIANUS|
|CONSTANTIUS III|
|GALLA PLACIDIA|
|JOHANNES|
|VALENTINIAN III|
|LICINIA| |EUDOXIA|
|HONORIA|
|PETRONIUS| |MAXIMINUS|
|AVITUS|
|MAJORIAN|
|LIBIUS| |SEVERUS|
|ANTHEMIUS|
|EUPHEMIA|
|ANICIUS| |OLYBRIUS|
|GLYCERIUS|
|JULIUS NEPOS|
|ROMULUS| |AUGUSTUS|
|ARCADIUS|
|EUDOXIA|
|PULCHERIA|
|THEODOSIUS II|
|EUDOCIA|
|MARCIAN|
|LEO I|
|VERINA|
|LEO II|
|ZENO|
|ARIADNE|
|BASILISCUS|
|ZENONIS|
|LEONTIUS I|
|ANASTASIUS I|
|ANONYMOUS| |COINAGE|

ERIC The Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins
by Rasiel Suarez


 

Quintillus 

Augustus 270 

Quintillus came to power after the death of his brother Claudius II. Although loved by the Senate, Quintillus had no strong ties with the army and when Aurelian claimed that Claudius had meant for him to be the next successor what little loyalty Quintillus had evaporated. With Aurelian's forces coming nearer, Quintillus had no muscle to contest the usurper and committed suicide before testing Aurelian's mercy. He had been emperor for only a few weeks. 
 
Well, he might have been emperor for only a few weeks but the mints sure were busy spitting out coins for him the whole while. And while they may not be very common nowadays, they’re not very expensive either. That probably has something to do with the fact that very few survive in top condition. Most will be Antoniniani that have seen better days… most, actually, have seen much better days. 
 
And these low grade Ants can be picked up on the internet for a few dollars each. Nicer ones tend to go for around fifty dollars and rarely go for above $100. But that, again, is because the grades are usually so disappointing. A mint state coin, if there is such a thing, would easily be worth several hundred dollars.  

Busts: 

1) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right 
2) Radiate head right 
3) Radiate, cuirassed bust right 
4) Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right 
5) Radiate, draped bust right 

 

Obverses: 

 
1) IMP AVR CL QVINTILLVS AVG 
2) IMP C L QVINTILLVS AVG 
3) IMP C M AVR CL QVINTILLVS AVG 
4) IMP C M AVR CL QVINTILLVS PF AVG 
5) IMP C M AVR QVINTILLVS AVG 
6) IMP C M AVREL QVINTILLVS AVG 
7) IMP C M CL QVINTILLVS AVG 
8) IMP CAES M AVR CL QVINTILLVS AVG 
9) IMP QVINTILLVS 
10) IMP QVINTILLVS AVG 
11) IMP QVINTILLVS PF AVG 
12) QVINTILLVS AVG 

 

Reverses: 

 
1) AEQVITAS AVG 
2) AETERNIT AVG 
3) APOLLINI AVG 
4) APOLLINI CONS 
5) APOLLINI CONSERVATORI 
6) CONC EXERC 
7) CONCO EXER 
8) CONCO EXERC 
9) CONCOR EXER 
10) CONCORD EXER 
11) CONCORD EXERC 
12) CONCORDIA AVG 
13) CONSECRATIO 
14) DIANA LVCIF 
15) FELICITAS AVG 
16) FIDES EXER 
17) FIDES EXERCIT 
18) FIDES MILIT 
19) FIDES MILITVM 
20) FORTVNA REDVX 
21) FORTVNAE RED 
22) GENIVS AVG 
23) INVICTVS 
24) IOVI CONSERVATORI 
25) IOVI VICTORI 
26) LAETITIA AVG 
27) LIBERALITAS AVG 
28) LIBERITAS AVG 
29) LIBERTAS AVG 
30) MARS VLTOR 
31) MARTI PAC 
32) MARTI PACAT 
33) MARTI PACI 
34) MARTI PACIF 
35) MARTI PACIL 
36) PANNONIA 
37) PAX AVGVSTI 
38) PIETAS AVG 
39) PM TR P COS PP 
40) PROVI AVG 
41) PROVID AVG 
42) PROVIDENT AVG 
43) SAECVLI FELICITAS 
44) SECVRIT AVG 
45) TEMPOR FELI 
46) TEMPORVM FEL 
47) TEMPORVM FELI 
48) VBERITAS AVG 
49) VICTORIA AVG 
50) VICTORIAE GOTHIC 
51) VIRTVS AVG 

 

Types: 

 
1) Aequitas standing left, holding scale and cornucopia 
2) Altar 
3) Apollo standing left, holding branch and lyre on rock. 
4) Concordia standing left, holding standard and cornucopia. 
5) Concordia standing left, holding standard in each hand. 
6) Concordia standing left, sacrificing over altar and holding two cornucopiae. 
7) Diana advancing right, holding torch with both hands. 
8) Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia. 
9) Fides standing left, holding standard and cornucopia 
10) Fides standing left, holding vexillum and spear. 
11) Fides standing, facing, holding standard in each hand. 
12) Fortuna standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopia. 
13) Fortuna standing left, holding rudder on globe and wreath. 
14) Genius standing left, sacrificing over altar and holding cornucopia. 
15) Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter 
16) Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter; eagle by feet 
17) Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter; Quintillus to lower left. 
18) Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and anchor on globe. 
19) Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and cornucopia. 
20) Liberalitas standing left, holding coin counter and cornucopia. 
21) Libertas standing left, holding pileus and cornucopia. 
22) Mars advancing left, holding branch and shield. 
23) Mars advancing left, holding branch and spear with shield. 
24) Mars advancing right, holding branch and spear. 
25) Mars advancing right, holding spear and shield. 
26) Mars standing left, holding branch and spear. 
27) Pannonia standing left, holding branch and standard. 
28) Pax standing left, holding branch and scepter. 
29) Sacrificial implements: simpulum, cruet, lituus, etc. (variously arranged) 
30) Providentia standing left, holding grain ears and scepter. 
31) Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe and scepter. 
32) Providentia standing left, leaning on column and with legs crossed, holding wand over globe and cornucopia. 
33) Providentia standing left, leaning on column and with legs crossed, holding wand over globe and scepter. 
34) Quintillus standing, facing, holding spear and globe 
35) Securitas standing left, leaning on column and with legs crossed, holding scepter. 
36) Sol advancing left, raising hand and holding whip. 
37) Sol standing left, raising hand and holding globe 
38) Trophy, seated captive on either side. 
39) Uberitas standing  left, holding purse and cornucopia 
40) Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. 
41) Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm. 
42) Virtus standing left, holding branch and spear. 
43) Virtus standing left, resting hand on shield and holding spear. 

 

Mints: 

 
1) Cyzicus 
2) Mediolanum 
3) Roma 
4) Siscia 

 
 
AU Aureus Reference(s) 
 
1) B1, O05, R10, T04 Exe: T  
2) B1, O03, R31, T26 Exe: P  
3) B1, O05, R17, T11  

 
AE Antoninianus 
 
4) B3, O03, R47, T08 C 68 
5) B3, O05, R48, T39 ` in right field RIC Vi 78f 
6) B4, O11, R20, T08 RIC Vi 83c 
7) B4, O11, R20, T08 RIC Vi 83c 
8) B4, O11, R24, T15  RIC Vi 84c, C 36 
9) B4, O11, R24, T15 RIC Vi 84c, C 36 
10) B5, O03, R02, T37 RIC Vi 7, C 2 
11) B5, O03, R04, T03 H in right field RIC Vi 9 
12) B5, O03, R12, T06 Exe: Δ RIC Vi 13a 
13) B5, O03, R19, T10 E in right field RIC Vi 18, C 28 
14) B5, O03, R26, T18 Exe: XII RIC Vi 22a 
15) B5, O03, R34, T23 X in left field RIC Vi 24a, C 49 
16) B5, O03, R37, T28  RIC Vi 26 
17) B5, O03, R41, T31 Exe: T 
18) B5, O03, R42, T31 RIC Vi 29, C 61 
19) B5, O03, R44, T35 XI in right field RIC Vi 31, C 63 
20) B5, O03, R49, T41 Γ in right field RIC Vi 33, C 70 
21) B5, O03, R51, T43 B in right field RIC Vi 35, C 73 
22) B5, O10, R14, T07 Exe: ` 
23) B5, O10, R18, T11 Exe: S RIC Vi 52a, C 25 
24) B5, O10, R21, T12 RIC Vi 54, C 33 
25) B5, O10, R31, T26 RIC Vi 58a, C 47 
26) B5, O11, R19, T10 RIC Vi 82, C 27 

 
 

Quintillus Busts 

Quintillus Types