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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

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Index of Rulers

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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
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JOHANNES
VALENTINIAN III
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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


Saloninus 

Augustus 260 

Saloninus was the son of Gallienus and became Caesar upon the death of his brother Valerian II. He led his armies on a mission to quell barbarian revolts in Germany but Postumus, his leading general, revolted and had himself declared Augustus. Saloninus, still only Caesar, fled with a group of loyalist troops but were soon surrounded by Postumus. The soldiers dug into their quarters and raised Saloninus to the rank of emperor but the siege wore them down and Postumus finally captured and executed him. 
 
Due to a brief reign as Caesar, and an even briefer one as Augustus, a coin of Saloninus is rather difficult to come by.  
 
Low grade Antoniniani are pretty cheap when available but anything else is both expensive and rare. Especially rare are the few remaining coins of Saloninus as emperor.  

Busts:  

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

 

Obverses: 

 
1) IMP SALON VALERIANVS AVG 
2) LIC COR SAL VALERIANVS N CAES 
3) P COR SAL VALERIANO CES 
4) P COR SAL VALERIANVS CAES 
5) SAL VALERIANVS C 
6) SAL VALERIANVS CS 
7) SAL VALERIANVS NOB CAES 
8) SALON VALERIANVS CAES 
9) SALON VALERIANVS NOB CAES 

 

Reverses: 

 
2) CONSACRATIO 
4) DIINVTRITORES 
8) PAX AVGG 
11) PRINC IVVENT 
12) PRINCIPI IVVENT 
13) PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS 
14) RELIGIO AVGG 

 

Types: 

 
1) Diana standing left, holding bow 
2) Eagle 
3) Monetae (3) standing left, each holding a scale and cornucopia 
4) Pax standing left, holding branch and scepter
5) Sacrificial implements: simpulum, cruet, lituus, etc. (variously arranged) 
6) Saloninus riding horse right, holding spear 
7) Saloninus standing left, holding globe and scepter; seated captive to left 
8) Saloninus standing left, holding scepter and spear; standard to right. 
9) Saloninus standing left, holding scepter and spear; trophy with shields at base to left. 
10) Saloninus standing left, holding scepter and spear; trophy with shields at base to right. 
11) Saloninus standing left, holding scepter and spear; trophy with two captives at base to left 
12) Saloninus standing left, holding scepter and spear; two standards to right. 
13) Saloninus standing left, holding scepter and trophy 
14) Saloninus standing left, holding standard and scepter 
15) Saloninus standing left, stepping on captive, holding standard and spear. 
16) Saloninus standing right on left, holding spear, receiving flower from Spes to right, raising skirt 
17) Saloninus standing right on left, receiving Victory from Jupiter to right, holding scepter 
18) Sol standing left, holding whip. 
19) Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt. 
20) Temple with (4) columns, Mars within 

 

Mints: 

 
1) Antioch 
2) Colonia Agrippinensis 
4) Roma 

 
AU Aureus Reference(s) 
 
1) B2, O8, R15, T16  

 
 
2) B5, O1, R15, T19 RIC Vi 14, C 94 
3) B5, O2, R11, T05 RIC Vi 26, C 49 
4) B5, O2, R11, T07 P in right field RIC Vi 28, C 63 
5) B5, O4, R04, T17 RIC Vi 35, C 21 
6) B5, O6, R11, T07 RIC Vi 10, C 61 
7) B5, O8, R09, T05 RIC Vi 9, C 41 
8) B5, O9, R15, T16 = above RIC Vi 36, C 95  
9) B5, O9, R15, T16 RIC Vi 36, C 95 

 
AE As Reference(s) 
 
10) B2, O4, R13, T07 RIC Vi 34, C 90  

 

Saloninus Busts 

Saloninus Types