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Antony & the Caesar's137 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, 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.
1 commentsquadrans05/05/15 at 01:39stlnats: Nice example of an interesting medal.
Maximianus coded - A with HP - RIC V, 582 var.71 viewsMaximianus Herculeus 286 - 310
AE - Antoninianus (pre-reform), 4.37g, 23.2mm
Siscia 1. officina, 290
bare bust, radiate head r.
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
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2 commentsJochen12/15/13 at 11:24stlnats: A beautiful, fully detailed example of this issue!...
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!
49 Galerius as Caesar: Carthage follis.29 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...
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...
Vologases IV94 viewstetradrachm, 147 - 191 AD
(struck 153 AD)
Sellwood 84.16
2 commentsRobert L309/27/13 at 22:22stlnats: Nice specimen
Animated gif showing growth and contraction of Roman Empire65 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 Private Issue42 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...
Roman Empire, Constantius Gallus (351-354 A.D.), AE-2, RIC VIII 335, Siscia, LXXII/ FEL TEMP REPARATIO, 709 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,
4 commentsquadrans04/03/13 at 18:34stlnats: Great coin, something else for me to look for now!...
7 Maxentius55 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 ...
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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