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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
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SEVERINA
ZENOBIA
VABALATHUS
TACITUS
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SATURNINUS
CARUS
CARINUS
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NIGRIAN
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DIOCLETIAN
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ALLECTUS
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CONSTANTIUS I
THEODORA
GALERIUS
GALERIA VALERIA
SEVERUS II
MAXENTIUS
ROMULUS
CONSTANTINE I
HELENA
FAUSTA
ALEXANDER
LICINIUS I
CONSTANTIA
MAXIMINUS II
LICINIUS II
CRISPUS
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CONSTANTINE II
DELMATIUS
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CONSTANTIUS II
MAGNENTIUS
DECENTIUS
NEPOTIAN
VETRANO
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JULIAN II
JOVIAN
VALENTINIAN I
VALENS
PROCOPIUS
GRATIAN
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THEODOSIUS I
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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


Quietus 

Augustus 261 

Quietus ascended the throne at the same time as his brother Macrianus following the capture of Valerian, the former emperor. However, after Macrianus and his army were unable to defeat the forces of Gallienus he saw his support base dissipate and he fled his post. The troops of Gallienus were able to track him down and execute him soon after thus ending his brief reign. Quietus survived him scarcely any more time before he, too, was located and executed. 
 
Quietus appears with modest frequency among the offerings of ancient coin dealers. With the exception of some extreme rarities the coins will all be relatively poor condition Antoniniani. Because they were minted exclusively in the Middle East these coins often sport attractive “sandy patinas” that enhance the contrast of the details.  
 
Condition being the key in determining value, one of these Ants will go anywhere from about $100 to over $300.   

Busts:  

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

 

Obverse

 
1) IMP C FVL QVIETVS PF AVG 

 

Reverses: 

 
2) AEQVTAS AVG 
3) AEQVTAS AVGG 
4) APOLINI CONSERVA 
5) APOLLINI CONSERVA 
6) FORT REDVX 
7) INDVLGENTIAE AVG 
8) INDVLGNTIAE AVG 
13) SOL INVICTO 

 

Types: 

 
1) Aequitas standing left, holding scale and cornucopia 
2) Apollo standing left, holding branch and lyre 
3) Fortuna seated left on wheel, holding rudder and cornucopia 
4) Indulgentia seated left, holding patera and scepter 
5) Jupiter seated left, holding patera and scepter; eagle to left by feet. 
6) Mars advancing right, holding spear and shield
7) Pietas standing left, holding purse and caduceus 
8) Roma seated left, holding Victory and spear; eagle to left 
9) Sol standing left, raising hand and holding globe 
10) Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt 
11) Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm 
12) Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm 

 

Mint: 

 
1) Antioch 

 
AU Aureus Reference(s) 
 
1) B1, O1, R15, T11 RIC Vii

 
 
2) B3, O1, R03, T01 * in left field RIC Vii 2, C 1 
3) B3, O1, R04, T02 * in left field RIC Vii
4) B3, O1, R07, T04 * in left field RIC Vii
5) B3, O1, R09, T05  RIC Vii 6, C 8 
6) B3, O1, R12, T08 Exe: •• and * in left field RIC Vii 9, C 11b 
7) B3, O1, R13, T09 * in left field RIC Vii 10, C 12a 
8) B3, O1, R14, T10 * in left field RIC Vii 11, C 14a 

 
AE As 
 
9) B1, O1, R03, T01 * in left field RIC Vii 13, C 2 

 
 

Quietus Busts 

Quietus Types