Inexpensive Ancient Roman Coins for Sale
Sizes are given in millimeters (mm). For conversion, 1 inch = 25.4 mm.

Special: Roman coin "Grab Bag" #1
$10 per coin (minimum 5). Roman bronze coins, mostly small 2nd-4th century AD rulers. Average sizes 13-23 mm. Low-grade and well-worn but each with visible details. Comes with basic attribution. #CR2588G1: $10 ea.

Special: Roman coin "Grab Bag" #2
$25 per coin. Mostly 2nd-4th century AD bronzes, with a few earlier (but more worn) types. Average sizes 14-30 mm. Nicer quality, detail on both sides, some larger examples. Occasionally a worn silver coin. Comes with full attribution. #CR2588G2: $25 ea.
See also:

Constantine the Great
Roman Hoard Coins
Inexpensive Greek Coins
Inexp. Byzantine Coins

Some nicer Roman coin examples at budget prices:

Valens, 364-378 AD. Bronze AE3 coin, Alexandria mint. His pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, DN VALENS PF AVG / Emperor advancing right, holding labarum and dragging captive behind him, GLORIA ROMANORVM; ALEG in ex. ref: RIC 1b. 15 mm, 2.44 g. #CR2613: $35

Constantine II, 337-340 AD. Gorgeous bronze coin, Antioch mint, struck 335-337 AD. Laureate, cuirassed bust right, CONSTAN-TINVS IVN NOB C / Two soldiers holding spears and shields with one standard between them, GLORIA EXERCITVS; SMANS. ref: RIC VII 109. 18 mm, 2.42 g. Beautiful detail, reddish earthen deposits. #CR2592: $75

Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Pearl-diademed and draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). Big 24 mm, 4.81 g. Incredible detail! #CR2295: $150

Julian II "the Apostate" 360-363 AD. LARGE bronze follis. His pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right, D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG / Bull standing right, two stars above, SECVRITAS REIPVB. A classic type by one of the last pagan rulers of Rome! Big 28 mm. 3137: $65


Imperial Rome, Julian II "The Apostate", 360 - 363 AD. AE-3. Siscia mint. DN FL CL IVLIANVS PF AVG, his helmeted and cuirassed bust lt., holding a spear and shield. / VOT V MVLT XX, within a laurel wreath, GSIS flanked by palm fronds in ex. 3.17g. ref: RIC 415. #125027: $80



Constantine II, 337-340 AD. Bronze follis, Antioch mint, struck 330-335 AD. Laureate, cuirassed bust right, CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C / Two soldiers holding spears and shields with two standards between them, GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS. Mintmark: SMANH. 17 mm, 2.61 g. ref: RIC VII Antioch 87. Nice green patina. #CR2208: $99


Gallienus, 253-268 AD. Bronze antoninianus. His radiate head right, GALLIENVS AVG / Uberitas standing left holding purse & cornucopiae, VBERITAS AVG; E rt. 20.5 mm, 3.44 g. ref: RIC 287/585 v; Normanby hoard 209, Cohen 1009. Incredible detail! Horrible photo. Must see in-hand. #NAV086: $99


Vespasian, 69-79 AD. Large bronze As, struck c. 76 AD. His laureate head right, IMP AVG F TR P COS VI / Spes standing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt, S-C. 27 mm, 9.13 g. ref: BMCRE 725-726v, Cohen 457v. Unique inscription! #CR2539: $125

Commodus, 177-192 AD. Nice bronze As of Syria, Cyrrhestica, Cyrrhus. His laureate, draped bust right / Tyche standing with rudder & cornucopiae. 26 mm, 7.56 g. Nice patina. #V0649: $75



Alexandria, Egypt. Vabalathus with Aurelian, Potin Tetradrachm struck year 271-272, Year 5 of Vabalathus and Zenobia. Laureate and draped bust of Aurelian rt. / Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vabalathus rt. Milne 1735. VF+ with lots of eye appeal. 22mm; 6.8 g. #GV0189: $75

Provincial Rome. Thrace, Anchialus. Septimius Severus 193 - 211 AD. AE-20. His laureate head right / Kybele seated left, lions by her side. 4.76g. Great portrait! #125022: $65



Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Pearl-diademed and draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"); SMHB in ex. 18.5 mm, 2.74 g. ref: RIC VIII 82. Sharp detail. #CR2328: $99


Valerian I, 253-260 AD. Billon Antoninianus. Rome mint, struck 256-257 AD. His radiate and draped bust right, IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS P F AVG / Emperor standing left holding spear and raising a kneeling figure, RESTITVTOR ORBIS. 18mm, 3.21g. ref: RIC 117; RCV 9968. #CR2570: $50


Gallienus, 253-268 AD. Silvered-bronze antoninianus, struck. 260-268 AD. Radiate bust right, GALLIENVS AVG / Urberitas standing left, holding purse and cornucopia, VRBERITAS AVG. 19mm, 2.82g.Dark patina with silvering evident on surfaces. cf. Cunetio hoard 1198. #CR2569: $75


Carinus, 283-285 AD. Bronze antoninianus, Antioch mint, struck 282-283 AD. Radiate & cuirassed bust rt., IMP C M AVR CARINVS NOB C / Carinus standing right, holding sceptre and receiving Victory from Carus, holding sceptre; VIRTVS AVGG, H below. 19.5 mm, 3.39 g. ref: RIC 206; Sear 12307. Rare emperor! #CR2579: $45


Constans, 337-350 AD. Small bronze AE3 coin. Pearl-diademed head right, DN CONSTANS P F AVG / VOT XX MVLT XXX within wreath. 14 mm, 0.95 g. ref: RIC VIII 34v. Gorgeous detail! #CR2578: $60


Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Pearl-diademed and draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). Big 21 mm, 5.52 g. ref: RIC VIII 82v. #CR2577: $65


Theodosius, 379-395 AD. Tiny bronze AE4 coin, Thessalonica mint, struck 383-388 AD. Pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right, DN THEODOSIVS P F AVG / Roman castle camp-gate, GLORIA REI-PVBLICE. Mintmark TES. ref: RIC 62b. 13 mm, 0.89 g. #CR2580: $45


Galerius, 305-311 AD. Lovely large bronze follis, Nicomedia mint. Laureate head right, IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae, GENIO AVGVSTI CMH. Mintmark SMND. ref: Cohen 42; RIC VI 54a/66a; Sear 14508. Big 27 mm, 6.32 g. Impressive! #CR2575: $99


Galerius, 305-311 AD. Huge bronze follis. Laureate head right, GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES / Genius standing left, modius on head, holding patera from which liquid flows, and cornucopiae, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. 26 mm, 12.24 g. and very thick! ref: RIC VI 51b. Great coin. #CR2576: $99


Gallic Empire. Tetricus II, 274 AD. As Caesar. Bronze Antoninianus. His radiate, draped bust right, C PIV ESV TETRICS CAES / Emperor standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre, PRINC IVVENT. ref: Cohen 62; Sear 11289. 18.5 mm, 2.41 g. Nice portrait. #CR2589: $60


Gratian, 367-383 AD. Silver siliqua, Found in England! Struck at Trier. Pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, D N GRATIANVS P F AVG / Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe & sceptre, VRBS ROMA. 12 mm, 0.82 g. ref: RSC 86b. Clipped in antiquity! #CR2583: $50


Gratian, 367-383 AD. Silver siliqua, Found in England! Struck at Trier. Pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, D N GRATIANVS P F AVG / Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe & sceptre, VRBS ROMA. 12 mm, 0.89 g. ref: RSC 86b. Clipped in antiquity! #CR2584: $45


Gratian, 367-383 AD. Silver siliqua, Found in England! Struck at Trier. Pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, D N GRATIANVS P F AVG / Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe & sceptre, VRBS ROMA. 12 mm, 0.79 g. ref: RSC 86b. Chipped edge, clipped in antiquity! ex-Timeline, London. #CR2585: $45


Roman Egypt. Vespasian, 69-79 AD. Bronze Diobol. His laureate head right, AUTOK KAIS SEBA OUESPASIANOU / Bust of Serapis right, date LA to right. ref: RPC 2433. 25 mm, 10.81 g. #CR2536: $75


Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Pearl-diademed and draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). Big 21 mm, 4.88 g. ref: RIC VIII 82v. #CR2611: $65


Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Bronze AE4 coin, Trier mint. Laureate, cuirassed bust right, FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C / Two soldiers holding spears and shields with two standards between them, GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS. Mintmark TR dot S. ref: RIC VII Trier 540. 19 mm, 3.01 g. Dark patina. Killer detail! #CR2616: $65


Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Bronze AE3 coin, Trier mint. Laureate, cuirassed bust right, FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C / Two soldiers holding spears & shields with two standards between them; wreath between the standards, GLORIA EXERCITVS; TRS. ref: RIC VII 551. 17 mm, 2.54 g. Excellent soldiers! #CR2619: $65


Constantine II, 337-340 AD. Bronze follis, struck 333 AD, Arles mint. Laureate, cuirassed bust right, CONSTANTINVS IVN N C / Two soldiers holding spears and shields, two standards between them, laurel wreath at top center, GLORIA EXERCITVS; SCONST. ref: RIC VII 371v. 19 mm, 2.76 g. Choice detail! #CR2617: $75


Roman Provincial. Nikopolis ad Istrum, Moesia. 2nd century AD, pseudo-autonomous fractional coin. Helmeted head of Athena right, NEIKOPOLEI / Bunch of wine grapes, PROC ICTRPON. ref: AMNG 1217. 14 mm, 1.89 g. Beautiful little coin! Rare. #CG2297: $99


Constantius I, 305-306 AD. Bronze post-reform radiate, struck 294-299 AD. Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES / Constantius standing right receiving globe from Jupiter standing opposite and holding a sceptre, K B, CONCORDIA MILITVM. 32 mm, 2.12 g. ref: RIC 19a. #CR2625: $99


Claudius, 41-54 AD. Large bronze diobol of Alexandria, Egypt. His laureate head right, TIB KLAV KAI CEBAC GERMA; date LIA to right / Winged caduceus and four ears of corn, AYTOKRA. 26 mm, 9.38 g. ref: RPC 5182; Milne 119. Rare! #CR2628: $99


Maximian, 286-310 AD. Potin tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Dated Year 2 =
287-288 AD. Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust rt, A K M A OVA MAXIMIANOC CEB / Elpis (Spes) standing left holding flower and raising hem of skirt, L-B. 20 mm, 8.49 g. and very thick! ref: Emmett 4114. #CR2635: $
85


Gallic Empire. Tetricus I, 271-274 AD. Bronze radiate Antoninianus. Radiate draped bust right, IMP C TETRICVS P F AVG / Pax standing left holding wreath and scepter, PAX AVG. 20 mm, 2.10 g. ref: RIC 100, Cohen 95. #CR2637: $80


Valens, 364-378 AD. Bronze AE3 coin struck 364-367 AD. Diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right, DN VALENS PF AVG / Victory advancing left, holding wreath & palm, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE; ASISC in ex. ref: RIC 7b, type ii(a), Cohen 37. 19 mm, 2.51 g. Great detail! #CR2655: $75


Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Nice bronze As, Marcianopolis mint, Moesia Inferior. His laureate & draped bust rt. / Hermes standing left, holding coin purse & caduceus, MARKIANOPOLITON. 26 mm, great detail! #279024: $60
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Ancient Rome. Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Huge bronze sestertius. His laureate head right, ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III / Moneta standing left, holding scales & cornucopiae, MONETA AVG S-C. ref: RIC 610, Sear 4196. Huge 31 mm, 19.73 g. #CR2398: $75

Caracalla & wife Julia Domna, 211-217 AD. Bronze Pentassarion, Marcianopolis mint, Moesia Inferior. Facing busts of Caracalla and Domna / Nemesis standing l, holding cubit-rule & bridle, wheel at feet. Huge 28 mm. #279019: $75



Ancient Rome. Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Huge bronze follis. His laureate head right, IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG / Genius of the Roman People, half naked & in modius standing left before altar, holding cornucopia & pouring from patera, GENIO POPULI ROMANI; AQS in ex. 27 mm, 9.45 g. ref: Sear 3536. #CR2416: $75


Ancient Rome. Galerius,305-311 AD. Huge bronze follis struck 294 AD, Heraclea mint. His laureate head right, GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES / Genius standing left holding patera from which liquid flows & cornucopiae, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; HTA in ex. 27 mm, 9.73 g. ref: RIC VI 18b,A. Great portrait! #CR2415: $65


Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Huge brass sestertius, struck 142 AD, Rome mint. His laureate head right, ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III / Annona standing right, holding cornupiae and two grain-ears over modius, prow at right, ANNONA AVG S-C. ref: RIC 597a, sear5 #4147, Cohen 34. Massive 30 mm, 26.56 grams and very thick! A monster of a coin! #CR2030: $299 SOLD


Maximianus, 286-310 AD. Bronze antoninianus with Hercules!
Rome mint, struck 291 AD. His radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Hercules standing left holding branch and club, lion skin over arm, HERCVLI PACIFERO. Mintmark XXI-epsilon. ref: RIC 502, Cohen 287. 23 mm, 3.65 g. Incredible detail on Hercules! #CR2654: $150


Ancient Rome. Gallienus, 253-268 AD. Great bronze antoninianus, Rome mint. His radiate head right, GALLIENVS AVG / Centaur walking right, drawing bow, APOLLINI CONS AVG. Officina letter Z below. 19 mm, 2.22 g. ref: RIC V-1, 163; RSC 72; Sear 10177. ex-CNG. Stunning depiction of a centaur! #NAV071: $145


Ancient Rome. Gallienus, 253-268 AD. Great bronze antoninianus, Rome mint. His radiate head right, GALLIENVS AVG / Pegasus springing right, heavenward, SOLI CONS AVG. Mintmark A. 21 mm, 2.90 g. ref: Goebl 712b; RIC V-1, Rome 283 var; cf Sear 10362. #NAV070: $160


Ancient Rome. Maximianus, 286-310 AD. Huge bronze follis, Rome mint, struck 297-298 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG / Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae, GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI; R-S across fields. 29 mm, 10.11 g. ref: RIC VI Rome 71c. Coppery patina with black areas. #CR2417: $65


Constantinople Commemorative, struck under Constantine I The Great, 330-337 AD. Bronze coin struck 330-331 AD, Lyons mint. Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, CONSTANTINOPOLIS / Victory standing left on foot of prow of ship with scepter and leaning on shield, TRS below. ref: RIC 548v. 19 mm, 3.17 g. Beautiful detail, dark olive-green patina. #CR2618: $99


"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great, 330-337 AD. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, SMTSG below = Thessalonica mint. Struck c. 330-333 AD. 18 mm, 2.35 g. Good detail, nice dark black patina. Unfortunately a terrible photo, my apologies. ex-Los Angeles, CA scholastic collection. #CR2410: $99



Constantinople Commemorative, struck under Constantine I The Great, 330-337 AD. Bronze coins struck 330-331 AD. Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, CONSTANTINOPOLIS / Victory standing left on foot of prow of ship with scepter and leaning on shield. ref: RIC 548v. A nice selection, and budget priced! #CR2437G: $50 ea.

Ancient Rome. Galerius, 305-311 AD. Huge bronze follis, Carthage mint, struck 299-303 AD. His laureate head right, MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES / Carthage standing left with fruits in both hands, SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART. Mintmark (officina) Delta. Huge 29 mm, 11.83 g. and very thick! ref: RIC VI Carthage 32b; Cohen 191; Sear 14411. Crisp detail, rich chocolate-brown patina. ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY. #CR2512: $135



Ancient Rome. Galerius, 305-311 AD. Large bronze follis, Alexandria mint, Egypt, struck 308-310 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Genius of the Emperor standing left with modius on head, chlamys over shoulder, holds cornucopia and patera from which liquid flows, GENIO IMPERATORIS; K left, A over P right. Mintmark ALE. 24.5 mm, 4.87 g. ref: RIC 101a of Alexandria, Cohen 48. Crisp detail, rich chocolate-brown patina. ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY. #CR2513: $150


Commodus, 180-192 AD. Large bronze coin of Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Laureate head of Commodus, facing right, T KAICAP AV PH KOMODOC AV/ River God reclining left, holding a branch and leaning on an amphora that is spilling its contents. 28 mm, 9.5 grams. Light green patina. ref: Moushmov 897. Very pleasing example with great eye appeal. #GV0187: $125


Ancient Rome. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Huge brass sestertius, struck 242-243 AD. His laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / The emperor standing right, holding spear & globe, P M TR P V COS II P P; S-C. ref: RIC 307a, Cohen 267. Huge 30 mm, 19.22 g. Beautiful! #CR2031x2: $250


Ancient Rome. Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Huge bronze sestertius. struck 156-157 AD. His laureate bust rt., ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP / Annona standing rt., holding rudder and modius, her left foot raised and set on prow, TR POT XX COS IIII SC. Massive 31 mm, 20.95 g. ref: RIC 964, BMCRE 2013, Sear 4251. Nice brassy patina, great portrait. ex-R. Valerio collection. #NAV006: $199


Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. Bronze AE 22mm of Arados, Phoenicia. Year 421 = 162/163 AD. Confronted laureate and draped busts of Aurelius and Verus, ANTWNINOC KAI OVHPOC CEBACTOI / Tyche of Antioch seated left on rudder, gesturing and holding cornucopiae; AKY APADIWN, E to left. 22 mm, 7.54 g. ref: BMC 380. #CR2524: $145


Ancient Rome. Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. Bronze Dupondius, struck 167 AD. His radiate head right, L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX / Victory advancing left, holding wreath & palm, TR POT VII IMP IIII COS III S-C. 27 mm, 15.55 g. ref: RIC III 1462, BMC-1326, Cohen 210. #CR2520: $225


Ancient Rome. Constantine II, as Caesar, 322-325 AD. Fantastic bronze AE3 coin, Ticinum mint. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C / DOMINOR - NOSTROR - CAESS around laurel wreath containing VOT X (crescent). Mintmark PT. 19 mm, 3.07 g. ref: LRBC 484, RIC VII 172,P. Excellent dark coppery tone. #CR2624: $125


Claudius, 41-54 AD. Bronze As. Bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR IMP / Minerva standing right, brandishing spear and holding shield on left arm, S-C across field. Chunky 26.5 mm, 11.58 g. ref: RIC 100, Sear 1861, Cohen 84. Olive-green patina, earthen deposits. Great bust! #CR2641: $175


Claudius, 41-54 AD. Bronze As. Bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR IMP / Minerva standing right, brandishing spear and holding shield on left arm, S-C across field. 26 mm, 9.88 g. ref: RIC 100, Sear 1861, Cohen 84. Olive-green patina, earthen deposits. #CR2642: $125


Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Large bronze centenionalis, Antioch mint. Pearl-diademed and draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). 24x15 mm, 6.29 g. Fabulous green patina with light earthen highlights. Gorgeous! Ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY, with tag: bought at Rockville Coins, White Plains, 10/23/93. #CR2204: $125


Ancient Rome. Commodus, 177-192 AD. Huge bronze sestertius. His laureate head right, M COMMODVS ANTON AVG PIVS BRIT / Salus seated left feeding serpent coiling up in front of column between two vines; on column, statue of Bacchus holding thyrsus; on seat of Salus, Spes and a sphinx. P M TR P VIIII IMP VII COS IIII P P S-C, SALVS below. 28x30 mm, 18.06 g. ref: RIC 439, Cohen 682. Coppery patina, great portrait. ex-Sandra Wolf collection. #NAV008: $160


Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Large bronze coin of Gadara, Syria.
Dated Year 303 239-240 AD). His laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust rt., AVTOK K M ANT GORDIANOC CEB / Roman galley (ship) right with eight oarsmen, a helmsman, and a soldier holding signum standing on prow; date GT below, POMP GADAWN. 26 mm, 16.45 g. ref: Spijkerman 93; Rosenberger 90. Olive green patina, earthen deposits. Huge, thick and heavy coin. Incredible ship! This coin is a beauty... much better than the photo. #CR2304: $199


Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Large bronze coin of Gadara, Syria.
Dated Year 303 239-240 AD). His laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust rt., AVTOK K M ANT GORDIANOC CEB / Roman galley (ship) right with eight oarsmen, a helmsman, and a soldier holding signum standing on prow; date GT below, POMP GADAWN. 25 mm, 12.16 g. ref: Spijkerman 93; Rosenberger 90. Reddish-green patina, earthen deposits. Nice ship depiction... much better than the photo allows. #CR2301: $125


Gallienus, 253-268 AD. Bronze antoninianus, Sole reign. Siscia or Rome mint. His radiate head right, GALLIENVS AVG / Uberitas standing left holding purse & cornucopiae, VBERITAS AVG; E to right. 21 mm, 3.00 g. ref: RIC 287/585v, Cunetio hoard 1200, Normanby hoard 209, Minster hoard 44, Appleshaw hoard 49, Kirkby hoard 11, Göbl 0583a, Cohen 1009. Silvering still on surfaces. Incredible detail! #NAV087: $125


Hadrian, 117-128 AD. Huge brass sestertius. His laureate head right, IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG P M TR P COS III / Hadrian standing rt. raising kneeling turreted female figure, RESTITVTORI ORBIS TERRARVM S-C. 31 mm and thick! Nice brassy "river" patina. #279009: $95


Mesopotamia! Carrhae. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Large bronze As. His laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. / Veiled and turreted bust of Tyche left; Marsyas standing right on pedestal before. 28mm, 16.24g. ref: BMC 55-6. Lovely coin. #CR2572: $125


Gallienus, 253-268 AD. Silver antoninianus. His radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG / Valerian & Gallienus standing facing each other, holding sceptres, globe & Victory; VIRTVS AVGG. 20 mm, 3.88 g. ref: RSC 1311, RIC 455[j]. ex-Gimbel's, purchased in 1957! #CR2523: $75


Imperial Rome, Maxentius, 309 - 312 AD. Bronze Follis, Ostia mint. 6th Officina. IMP C MAXENTIVS PF AVG, his laureate head rt. / AETERNITAS AVG N, Castor and Pollux facing one another, holding horses to center & spears to outside, MOSTS in ex. 25x23 mm, 6.33g. ref: RIC 35. Awesome coin! #125031: $135


Imperial Rome, Maxentius, 309 - 312 AD. Bronze Follis, Ostia mint. 4th Officina. IMP C MAXENTIVS PF AVG, his laureate head rt. / AETERNITAS AVG N, Castor and Pollux facing one another, holding horses to center & spears to outside, MOSTS in ex. 23 mm, 6.22g. ref: RIC 35. Great patina! #125032: $155

"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze reduced centenionalis struck under Constantine the Great, 330-331 AD, Trier mint. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, TRP below. 16.5 mm, 2.23 g. ref: Sear 16487, RIC VII, 214-215. Nice dark coppery tone. #CR2622: $145



"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze reduced centenionalis struck under Constantine the Great, 332 AD, Lugdunum mint. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, dot-PLG below. 17x19 mm, 1.98 g. ref: Sear 16492, RIC VII 138. Incredible detail! Nice dark coppery tone. #CR2623: $199


Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Large bronze coin of Viminacium, Moesia Superior. Dated City Year 3 = 241/242 AD. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / P M S COL VIM, Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands to bull & lion standing at feet on either side; AN III below. 29 mm, 15.3 g. AMNG 80, Moushmov 32. Amazing tone! #GV0598: $125


Provincial Rome. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AE28 of Hadrianopolis. Laureate, Draped bust rt., AVT K M ANT GOPDIANOC AVG / Demeter standing left, with corn ears & torch. ADRIANOPOLEITWN. 28 mm, 8.6 g. Moushmov 2703. Nice, lustrous emerald-green patina #GV0590: $75


Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. "ARMENIA CAPTA". Huge orichalcum sestertius. M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS P M, laureate head right / VICT AVG TR P XVIII IMP II COS III S-C, Victory standing right holding trophy, captive Armenian at her feet. ref: RIC 890, sear5 #5013. 31 mm, 21.1 g. Scarce! #424690: $135


Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. Large bronze AE27 of Markianopolis, Moesia. AV K L CEP CEVHP, his laureate draped bust right / Dionysos standing lt., holding a kantharos and thyrsos, panther at feet. Beautiful coin with deep black patina and lustrous sheen. #GV0570: $85


Imperial Rome, Constantine II, as Caesar 326 - 337 AD. Bronze follis, struck 327-329 AD. Heraclea mint, 2nd Officina. CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, his laureate and draped bust rt. / PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, camp gate with two turrets, star above and to left. 19 mm, 2.83g. ref: RIC 96. #125021: $99


"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great, 330-337 AD. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, SMTSG below = Thessalonica mint. Struck c. 330-333 AD. 17 mm, 2.35 g. Black patina. #CR2629: $99


Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Large bronze As of Akmoneia, Phrygia. Laureate bust of emperor right / Hercules standing with club, AKMONEWN around. 28 mm, 13.06 g. Great green patina. #CR2023: $60


Magnus Maximus, 383-388 AD. Rare ruler! Large bronze AE2 coin, Arles mint. His pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right, D N MAG MAXIMVS P F AVG / Eemperor standing left, raising kneeling female, REPARATIO REIPVB; mintmark SCON. 25 mm, 4.30 g. ref: RIC IX Arles 26a; Sear 20650. #CR2627: $75


Valentinian I, 364-375 AD. Bronze AE3 coin struck 364-367 AD. Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG / Valentinian advancing right, holding labarum with Chi-Rho, and dragging captive, GLORIA ROMANORVM. ref: 19 mm, 2.31 g. RIC IX Nicomedia 9a. Nice golden-brown patina. #CR2626: $75


Constantius II. Bronze coin struck 348-350 AD at Antioch. His pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right, D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG / Phoenix nimbate and radiate, standing right on globe, star to right, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, ANA in exergue. Fantastic coin! Great detail, lovely desert-sand patina. AE3 (18 mm). #0279: $75 SOLD - Ask about alternates!


Commodus, 180-192 AD.
Thick bronze sestertius, struck c. 190-192 AD. His laureate bust right / two crossed cornucopiae. 26 mm and thick! A decent, large coin of the notorious Commodus at a very low price! Better than photo. #0389: $65


Commodus, 180-192 AD.
Thick bronze sestertius. His laureate bust right / Fortuna standing left, holding robes. 26 mm and thick! Golden patina. A decent, large coin of the notorious Commodus at a very low price! Coin nicer in hand than photo allows. #0480: $55


Commodus, 177-192 AD. Large Bronze As of Pautalia, Thrace. Maternus, magistrate. His laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, AY K M A AYR KOMMODOC / River-god Strymon reclining left, holding vine branch in right hand, reed in left arm, resting left elbow on overturned urn from which waters flow, HGE KLI MATERNOY, PAUTALIAC / CTRYMWN in two lines below. ref: Moushmov 4142; Ruzicka 198; Imhoof (Flussgoetter) 168 var (obv. legend). 28 mm, 7.2 g. #21424: $50


Caracalla and Geta, 198-209 AD. Co-emperors, brothers and rivals to the death. Bronze Pentassarion, Marcianopolis mint, Moesia Inferior. Facing busts of Caracalla and Geta, both laureate and draped / Tyche standing l, holding rudder & cornucopiae. 27 mm. ref: AMNG 652. #279013: $75


Ancient Roman forgery! Constantius II, 337-361 AD. "Fourre" gold solidus, Nicomedia mint. An ancient forgery, in base metal with gold wash. Struck 351-355 AD. His diademed, helmeted & cuirassed bust facing, with spear over shoulder & shield decorated with horseman, FL IVL CONSTANTIVS PERP AVG / Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned supporting between them shield inscribed VOT XXX MVLT XXXX, GLORIA REIPVBLICAE. Mintmark SMNBG. ref: RIC VIII 74, Sear #3988, Cohen 112. 20.8 mm, 2.17 g. #CR2581: $125


Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Large bronze centenionalis, Antioch mint. His pearl-diademed and draped bust right, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). Gamma to left, Mintmark ANB. ref: LRBC 2625, RIC VIII 132. Big 25 mm, 2.22 g. Fantastic detail, nice brown patina. From a very old collection. #CR2525: $125


Roman Egypt. Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. HUGE bronze drachm struck at Alexandria. Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius right / Bust of Serapis right, modius on head. Massive 35 mm, 23.60 grams! Heavy earthen deposits. Holed in ancient times! #CR2535: $125


Roman Egypt. Trajan, 98-117 AD. Large bronze drachm, struck year 1 (98 AD). His laureate head right, TRAIAN CEB GERM AVT KAIC NER / Nilus reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae. ref: Milne 545; Emmett 550. 28 mm, 13.29 g. #CR2537: $35


Ancient Rome. Emperor Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Large silvered-bronze reduced follis struck 311-312 AD. His laureate head right, IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG / Jupiter standing left, holding globe & scepter, A to right, eagle with wreath below, IOVI CONSERVATORI; SIS in exergue. 19.5 mm, 3.26 g. ref: RIC VI 225-229. EF, perfectly centered & sharply struck. Very nice. ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY. Fantastic example! #CR2292: $125


Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Bronze follis struck c. 311-312 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C LIC LICINIVS P F AVG / Hercules standing right, leaning forwards, right hand behind his back, resting on club, lionskin over left arm, HERCVLI VICTORI. I in left field. Mintmark ANT = Antioch mint! Very rare. ref: Not in RIC! 20.3 mm, 4.14 g. #CR2632: $175


Ancient Rome. Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Silvered-bronze follis, struck 310-313 AD. Laureate, cuirassed bust right, IMP LICINIVS P F AVG / Genius standing left, towered and holding patera and cornucopiae, GENIO POP ROM; T-F. Mintmark PTR. 21 mm, 3.19 g. ref: RIC VI 845b. Nice detail! Traces of silvering remain on the surfaces. #CR2638: $99



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Constantinople Commemorative, struck under Constantine I The Great, 330-337 AD. CONSTANTINOPOLIS, helmeted bust left / Victory standing left on foot of prow of ship with scepter and leaning on shield. Amazing desert sand patina. Uncleaned, as found! #434: $45 SOLD

Constantius II, minted 348-350 AD. Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. / Phoenix standing on globe, star to rt, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). #3256: $20 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze semis of Colonia Patricia, Spain. Struck 19-2 BC. His bare head left, PERM CAES AVG / COLONIA PATRICIA, apex & simpulum. 22 mm, 4.47 g. ref: RPC 130, Lindgren 88. Black patina with earthen highlights. A nice example with good portrait. #49917x2: $99 SOLD

Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Bronze follis struck Follis. 311-315 AD. IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS PF AVG, laureate head right / IOVI CONSER-VATORI AVGG, Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory on globe and sceptre, eagle with wreath left. 23 mm. #lic6085: $65
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Valens. Emperor of Rome 364-378 AD. Bronze AE3 coin, struck 364-367 AD. Siscia mint. DN VALENS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / GLORIA RO-MANORVM, emperor advancing right, holding labarum and dragging captive behind him. SIS below. 19.5 mm. Amazing detail! Nice green patina with lustrous surfaced. This photo does no justice! #5264: $75
SOLD

Licinius. Bronze follis, struck 315-316 AD. IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate, draped bust right / IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG NN, Jupiter standing, holding Victory on a globe & sceptre. Eagle with wreath. TSN= Thessalonica mint. 22 mm, 2.93 g. #90949x2: $55
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Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As, struck 7 BC. His bare head right, CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT / M MAECILIVS TVLLVS III VIR AAA F F, around large SC. ref: Cohen 448, RIC 435, sear5 1684. 27 mm, 11.17 g. Excellent coin, glossy surfaces, nice relief. #23564x2: $299 SOLD

Hadrian, bronze Sestertius of 127 AD, Rome mint. His laureate head right, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS / Roma seated left, holding Victory and cornucopiae, COS III; FOR TRED in ex. 33 mm; 23.1 g. ref: RIC 636, Cohen 343, BMC 1301, RCV 3585. A gorgeous coin! Excellent eye appeal, feels great in hand. Always been one I've liked. #GV0397: $155 SOLD

Magnentius, 350-353 AD. Bronze Centenionalis, struck 350 AD. D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG, draped & cuirassed bust rt; A behind / VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE, two Victories standing, holding wreath inscribed VOT/V/MVL/X on column. 20 mm, 2.68 g. #GV0755: $49 SOLD

Imperial Rome, Julian II "The Apostate", 360 - 363 AD. AE-3. Sirmium mint. DN FL CL IVLIANVS PF AVG, his helmeted and cuirassed bust lt., holding a spear and shield. / VOT V MVLT XX, within a laurel wreath, SIRM in ex. 2.77g. RIC 108. #125023: $55 SOLD

Probus, 276-282 AD. Silvered-bronze antoninianus, struck 278-279 AD. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / FIDES MILITVM, Fides standing left holding two military standards. R-thunderbolt-E below. 22 mm. Excellent portrait! Areas of silvering still visible on surfaces. #5250: $75
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Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As of 7 BC. CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT, bare head right / PLVRIVS AGRIPPA IIIVIR AAAFF around large SC. ref: RIC 427. 25 mm. Holed in antiquity! Nailed to a shrine as offering. #CR2084x2: $110
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Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270 AD. Silvered-bronze antoninianus, Siscia mint. IMP CLAVDIVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right / LAETITIA AVG, Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and cornucopiae, I in field to right. 26 mm. #279008: $45
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Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. Bronze dupondius. His laureate head right, L AVREL VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS / Mars advancing right, bearing trophy and spear, TR POT IIII IMP II COS II S-C. ref: RIC 1382, RCV 5396. Chunky 24 mm, 11.03 g. #7111: $60 SOLD

Julian II ' The Philosopher' or 'The Apostate' 361-363 AD. Bronze AE3 coin. His helmeted bust left, with spear and shield, DN FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG / VOT X MVLT XX, legend in four lines within wreath, HERACL-B. RIC 106, LRBC 1909 (sim). 19 mm; 2.8 g. Great patina. Excellent! #V0256: $95 SOLD

Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. Thich and heavy bronze sestertius struck 177 AD. M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXXII, his laureate head right / FELICITAS AVG IMP VIIII COS III P P S-C, Felicitas standing left holding caduceus & scepter. 32 mm diameter and thick! Nice golden patina. #451: $95 SOLD

Agrippa, friend and military commander under Augustus. Bronze As, struck under Caligula, 37-41 AD. M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head left wearing rostral crown / S-C, Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for cloak draped behind him & over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand & vertical trident in left. ref: Cohen 3. 29 mm, 9.67 g. Dark reddish brown patina. Exceptional portrait! #424688: $125
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Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Great bronze dupondius, struck 155-156 AD. His radiate head rt., ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II / Pax (peace) standing left holding branch & cornucopiae, TR POT XIX COS IIII S-C. ref: Cohen 981, RIC 952. 26 mm. #279023: $80
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Ancient Rome. Emperor Licinius I, 311-324 AD. Large bronze follis. His laureate bust right, IMP C VAL LIC LICINIVS P F AVG / Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory and sceptre, eagle with wreath left, IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, SMNT below (Heraclea mint). 22 mm, 3.52 g. Neat coin, interesting bust. #88008x2: $99 SOLD

"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great, 330-337 AD. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, SMHG below = Heraclea mint. Struck 331-336 AD. 18 mm, 231 g. Lovely detail! #CR2151x2: $145 SOLD

Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Large bronze drachm, Alexandria mint, Egypt. Regnal year 19 (134-135 AD). His laureate hust rt. / Elpis advancing lt., holding a flower and raising the hem of her skirt, L ENNEAKD. ref: Emmett 956; Milne 1463. Massive 33 mm, 20.24 grams! Ex-Frank S. Robinson collection. #0412161: $125 SOLD

Claudius Caesar, 41-54 AD. Bronze As. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR IMP, bare head left / S-C across field, Minerva standing right, brandishing spear and holding shield on left arm. Large 28 mm diameter with killer emerald-green patina. #442x2: $85 SOLD

Vespasian, 69-79 AD. Bronze As. His laureate head rt., IMP CAES VESP AVG PM TR P COS VIII CENS / Securitas seated left, holding sceptre, SECVRITAS AVGVSTI S-C. 27 mm, 9.58 g. ref: RIC RIC 281 (sim.) . Great bust! Nice "river" patina. Purchased at a coin shop in Los Angeles in the 1960's. #CR2032x2: $185 SOLD

Vespasian, 69-79 AD. Nice bronze As, struck 74 AD. His laureate head right, IMP CAESAR VESP AVG COS V CENS / Aequitas (Equity) standing left, holding scales and sceptre, AEQVITAS AVGVST S-C. RIC 720, Cohen 2, Sear 801. 27 mm, 8.55 g. Gorgeous old collection patina. Builder of the famous Coliseum in Rome! #CR2209: $125 SOLD

Nero, 54-68 AD. Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Dated RY 12 (65/6 AD). Radiate bust of Nero right, wearing aegis, NERW KLAV KAIS SEB GER / Draped bust of Alexandria right, wearing elephant skin headdress, AVTOKPA; LIB (date) before. 23 mm, 12.84 g. Thick and chunky! ref: Koln 172-4; Dattari (Savio) 204; K&G 14.88; RPC I 5289, Milne 238, Sear #2004. Near VF, toned. ex-CNG. Very nice. #284211: $225
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Agrippa, trusted General and close friend to Octavian (emperor Augustus). Large bronze As, holed in antiquity to be worn as jewelry! Struck under Caligula, 37-41 AD. M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head left wearing rostral crown / S-C, Neptune, holding dolphin & trident in left. 29 mm. #ainn-7: $75 SOLD

Claudius, 41-54 AD. Bronze As. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR IMP, bare head left / S-C across field, Minerva standing right, brandishing spear and holding shield on left arm. 28 mm, 8.82 g. ref: RIC 100, RCV 1861, Cohen 84. #CR2083: $145 SOLD

Imperial Rome, Julian II "The Apostate", 360 - 363 AD. AE-3. Thessalonica mint. DN FL CL IVLIANVS PF AVG, his helmeted and cuirassed bust lt., holding a spear and shield. / VOT V MVLT XX, within a laurel wreath, TESA flanked by palm fronds in ex. 3.56g. ref: RIC 227. #125025: $80 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Bronze follis struck 333-335 AD. His laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C / Two soldiers holding spears and shields with two Legionary standards between them, GLORIA EXERCITVS, MSHD below. 19x18 mm, 2.17 g. Nice earthen patina. #CN259: $65 SOLD

Claudius, Emperor of Rome 41-54 AD. Bronze As. His bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR P IMP PP / Libertas standing with Pileus in hand, LIBERTAS AVGVSTA SC. 28 mm. #279016: $60
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Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Bronze follis, struck Jan-Feb 313 AD.
His laureate head right, IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG / Jupiter standing facing, head left, holding Victory on a globe & sceptre; at feet left, an eagle with a wreath in its beak, officina letter "delta" right, SMHT in ex. IOVI CONS-ERVATORI AVGG. ref: RIC VI 73. Huge 22 mm, 3.67 g. Gorgeous! #43373: $199
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Judaea Capta. Domitian, 81-96 AD. Bronze coin of Caesarea Maritima, struck to commemorate the defeat of Judaea in 70 AD. His laureate head left, DOMITIANVS CAES AVG GERMANICVS / Minerva standing left, supporting trophy with right hand & holding spear & shield in left. ref: Hendin 749, SNG ANS 493, RPC 2305. 23 mm, 10.05 g. and thick! Dark olive-green patina. ex-Guildcraft, 1992. #MLV071: $125
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Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Large bronze follis, Antioch mint, struck 299-300 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder (falls low), holding patera from which liquid flows, and cornucopiae. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Lower case zeta (resembles an S) in right field, mintmark ANT. ref: RIC VI 52a. Big and chunky 27 mm, 9.87g. Excellent bust! #CR2207: $75 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Bronze dupondius, struck 119-121 AD. His radiate & draped bust right, IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG PM TRP COS III / Pietas standing right, dropping incense into lighted altar, PIETAS AVGVSTI S-C. Chunky 28 mm, 15.05 grams and thick! ref: RIC 601, Cohen 1044. Gorgeous, lustrous surfaces with glossy olive-green to red patina. ex-Wayne C. Phillips. Unfortunately a blurry photo. #NAV005: $199 SOLD

Theodosius I, 379-395 AD. AE-2, struck 378-383 AD, Rome mint. 5th Officina. DN THEODOSIVS PF AVG, diademed, draped & cuirassed bust rt / REIPARATIO REIPVB, Theodosius standing lt., raising a kneeling female figure who wears a turreted crown, SMRE in ex. RIC 43d; LRBC 753. 3.77g, 20.5mm. Nice detail ! #mtp534: $55 SOLD

Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Huge bronze follis, struck 302 AD. His laureate head right, IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG / Moneta standing left, holding scales & cornucopia, SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR. ref: RIC 136a. Massive 28 mm, 10.91 g. Gorgeous coin with hice detail, deep green patina. Ex-Frank S. Robinson coll. #CR2055: $125 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Galeria Valeria, 308-311. Empress to Galerius. Large bronze follis, struck Cyzicus. 311 AD. Her diademed, draped bust right, GAL VALERIA AVG / Venus standing facing, head left, holding apple and raising drapery over left shoulder, VENERI V-ICTRICI. Delta-dot across fields, mintmark MKV. ref: RIC VI Cyzicus 71; Sear 14598 var. 26 mm, 7.34 g. Glossy black patina with light earthen deposits. Rare Empress! #CR2400: $45 SOLD

Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Bronze AE2 coin, struck 348-350 AD. Diademed, draped & cuirassed bust left holding globe, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG / Soldier advancing left, holding labarum & resting hand on shield, two bound captives at feet, FEL TEMP REPARATIO; SMKA (Cyzicus mint). ref: RIC VIII 70A. 20 mm, 4.86 g. Great detail! #CR2341: $60 SOLD

Aelia Flaccilla, empress to Theodosius I (379-395 AD). Bronze AE2 coin struck 383-387 AD. Bust draped with elaborate headdress, necklace and mantle, AEL FLAC-CILLA AVG / Victory seated right, inscribing a chi-rho on shield set on narrow column, SALVS REI-PVBLICAE; ASISC. ref: RIC IX Siscia 34. Big 23 mm, 3.88 g. #CR2313: $45 SOLD

Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Bronze AE3 coin. His laureate, rosette-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust left, holding globe, DN CONSTANTIVS P F AVG / Emperor bare headed & in military dress standing, holding labarum in his right hand, resting left hand on shield, two bound captives in Phrygian helmets kneeling, facing each other before him, FEL TEMP REPARATIO. ref: RIC VIII 55v. 20 mm, 5.20 g. #CR2314: $45 SOLD


Ancient Rome. Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Large bronze follis, struck 295-296 AD. His laureate head right, IMP CC VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG / Genius standing left, holding patera from which liquid flows and cornucopiae, GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI. ref: RIC VI 10a. Huge 29 mm, 8.48 g. #CR2401: $45 SOLD



Ancient Rome. Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Large bronze follis, Siscia mint, Struck 296 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Γ/*SIS. 29 mm, 8.79 g. ref: RIC 95a. VF, dark green patina. #CR2404: $125 SOLD



Claudius, Emperor of Rome 41-54 AD. Bronze As. His bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR P IMP PP / Libertas standing with Pileus in hand, LIBERTAS AVGVSTA SC. 27 mm, 8.80 g. ref: RIC 97, RCV1859. Dark coppery patina. #CR2533: $125 SOLD


"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative under Constantine the Great, 330-346 AD. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma L, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above. #290: $20 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC - 14 AD. Nice bronze As of Ephesus, Greece. His bust rt, CAESAR behind / AVGVSTVS within laurel-wreath. 26 mm, 10.73 g. Nice glossy dark patina. #279021: $95
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Claudius, Emperor of Rome 41-54 AD. Bronze As. His bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR P IMP PP / Libertas standing with Pileus in hand, LIBERTAS AVGVSTA SC. 30 mm. ref: RIC 97, RCV1859. Some corrosion, excellent detail. #279010: $95
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Ancient Rome. Licinius, 308-324 AD. Bronze follis struck 315-316 AD. IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate, draped bust right , holding mappa, orb & sceptre / IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG NN, Jupiter standing left, holding Victory on a globe & sceptre, eagle with wreath in its beak on left. SIS=Siscia mint. #90947: $65
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Imperial Rome, Faustina the Elder, empress of Antoninus Pius. Augusta, 138 - 141 AD. Bronze As, struck 147 AD in her memory. Rome mint. DIVA FAVSTINA, her diademed and draped bust rt. / CONSECRATIO, Faustina sacrificing lt. over a lighted altar and holding a torch. 12.68g. ref: RIC 1187. #125029: $75 SOLD

Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Pearl-diademed and draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times") #3260: $15 reserved

Trajan, 98-117 AD. Huge bronze sestertius. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust right / SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI S-C, Abundance standing left holding ears of corn & cornucopiae, child at feet, ALIM ITAL in ex. ref: RIC 459, Cohen 7. 31 mm, 22.5 g. Nice green patina. #424672: $80
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Licinius I. Bronze Follis struck 315-316 AD. IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG, his laureate head right / IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding globe & scepter, wreath below; HTA below (Thessalonica mint). 24 mm. #lic012x2: $80 SOLD

SPQR! Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Bronze coin of Caesarea Maritima. Samaria (Strato's Tower), Caesarea. obv: Laureate bust right / Eagle with wreath on back, SPQR within. 19 mm; 7.9 g. A beautiful example... thick and radiant! #GV0419: $65 SOLD
Commodus, 180-192 AD. Billon tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt, struck 199-189 AD. His laureate head rt, M A KOM ANTW CEB EYCEB / Serapis enthroned left, hand extended over Kerberos at feet, resting on sceptre in left. L K(Theta) before (regnal year 29). ref: Dattari 3887, BMCG 1421, Milne 2680, RCV 5924. #GV0642: $99 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Emperor Licinius I, 311-324 AD. Large bronze follis. His laureate bust right, IMP C VAL LIC LICINIVS P F AVG / Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory and sceptre, eagle with wreath left, IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, SMNT below (Heraclea mint). 22 mm, 3.86 g. Gorgeous coin, sharp detail, nice surfaces and tone. #58501x2: $125 SOLD

Maximianus, huge bronze follis, struck 296-297 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing left, holding patera & cornucopia, star in left field, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; PT in ex. ref: RIC VI 331b, Huge 28 mm, 9.77 g. Great glossy patina. Ex-Frank S. Robinson coll. #CR2056: $150 SOLD

Probus, 276-282 AD. Excellent bronze antoninianus. Ticinum mint, struck 282 AD. IMP C PROBVS AVG, radiate, mantled bust left holding eagle tipped sceptre / SECVRIT PERP, Securitas standing left, leaning on column, legs crossed, hand raised to head, star to left, I to right, VIXXI in exergue. ref: RIC 525. 22 mm 3.0 g. Amazing detail! Look at his clothing! #424675: $95 SOLD

Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. Large bronze As, Pautalia, Thrace. Cuirassed (armored) bust of Severus rt / Statue of Asklepios within temple. Huge 29 mm, green patina. #279011: $59
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Macrinus & Diadumenian, 217-218 AD. Bronze Pentassarion, Marcianopolis mint, Moesia Inferior. Facing busts of the 2 co-emperors / Large coiled serpent. Very cool coin! Huge 28 mm. ref: AMNG 1781. #279020: $110 SOLD

Galerius, as Caesar, HUGE bronze Follis, struck 294 AD, Heraclea mint. GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, laureate head right / GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left holding patera from which liquor flows & cornucopiae, HTB in ex.28 mm, 9.5 g. ref: RIC 18b. Massive and heavy, nicely centered with sharp detail and great tone. #GV0664: $150 SOLD

Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Massive and thick Provincial bronze coin from Viminacium, Moesia Superior. His laureate bust rt, IMP CAES M ANT CS GOPDIANVS AVG / Goddess Moesia standing between bull and lion, P M SCOLVIM. #432: $60 SOLD

Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Silver antoninianus. MP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / AETERNITATI AVG, Sol standing, facing, head left, holding globe. 21 mm. ref: RSC 41. #Rmtp407: $75 SOLD

Vespasian, 69-79 AD. Bronze sestertius struck 71 AD. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III, laureate head right / PAX AVGVSTI S-C, Pax standing left holding olive branch & cornucopiae. ref: Cohen 326. 31 mm, 22.95 g. #6170: $80
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Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. Silver denarius struck 209 AD. SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head right / P M TR P XVII COS III P P, The River-God Tyne reclining right, holding shell & rudder; sea-horse before, water gushing from rock below. RSC 530. 16 mm. #R0404: $25 SOLD

"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great, 330-337 AD. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, SMHG below. 18 mm, 2.53 g. Excellent wolf & twins! Dark green patina. #CR2087: $99 SOLD

Domitian, 81-96 AD. Nice bronze As of 85 AD. IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG GERM COS XI, laureate head right, wearing aegis / MONETA AVGVST S-C, Moneta standing left, holding scales & cornucopiae. ref: RIC 303. 28 mm. Great "MONEY" reference! #R7823x2: $95 SOLD

Imperial Rome, Agrippa. Died 12 BC. Excellent bronze As struck under Caligula, 37-41 AD. Rome mint. M AGRIPPA L F COS III, his head lt., wearing rostral crown. / SC, Neptune standing lt., holding dolphin and trident. 28 mm, 10.16g. ref: RIC 58. Great portrait! #125034: $145 SOLD

Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270 AD. Bronze antoninianus. His radiate cuirassed bust right, IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG / Uberitas standing left, holding purse and cornucopiae, VBERITAS AVG. ref: RIC 193, Cohen 286. 22 mm, 4.79 g. #GVCR2127: $60 SOLD

Nero. Billon-silver Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Year 11 = 64/65 AD. His radiate bust right wearing aegis, NEPW KLAV KAI SEB GEP / Eagle walking left with palm branch, date LIA to left, AVTOKPA. 24 mm; 6.5 g. ref: Koln 163, RPC 5283. #V0541: $125 SOLD

Commodus, 180-192 AD.
Heavy bronze sestertius. His laureate bust right / Fortuna standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae. 29 mm and thick! Dark black to red patina. A decent, large coin of the notorious Commodus at a low price! Better than photo. #7819: $55
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Diocletian. Bronze Tetadrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Year 6 = 290-291 AD. DIOKLETIANOC CEB, laureate & cuirassed bust / Elpis standing left, holding flower and raising hem of robe, L-S across. 18 mm and very thick. A beautiful coin with nice dark tone. #R8376: $45 SOLD

Severus Alexander with wife Julia Mamaea, 222-235 AD. Bronze Pentassarion, Marcianopolis mint, Moesia Inferior. His bust (on L) facing hers (on Rt), both laureate and draped / Homonia standing l, holding patera & cornucopiae, MARKIANOPOLITON. 25 mm. #279012: $65
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Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Bronze follis. His laureate head right, IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing, head left, pouring libation from patera & holding cornucopiae, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, S-P. Big 25 mm, 10.46 g. ref: RIC 16A. #CR2176: $75 SOLD

Jovian, 363-364 AD. Bronze follis, Sirmium mint. His pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, DN IOVIANVS P F AVG / VOT V MVLT X within wreath. Mintmark ASIRM below. 20 mm, 3.19 g. ref: RIC 118A. #GVCR2136: $60 SOLD

Aurelian, 270-271 AD. Bronze antoninianus. Mediolanum (Milan) mint, 274-275 AD. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right / FORTVNA REDVX, Fortuna seated left on wheel, holding rudder & cornucopiae, T below. Fantastic portrait! Killer detail. 23 mm. #5065: $125
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Commodus, 177-192 AD. Bronze coin of Elaea, Aeolis. His laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, AV K M KOMMODOC / Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre, ELAITWN. ref: Lindgren III 330A var.19 mm, 4.19 g. #CR2024: $65 SOLD

Roman Judaea. Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Bronze As of Judaea, Ascalon. Dated year 226 (122/3 AD). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, CEBACTOC / Tyche standing left on prow, holding standard and aphlaston; in field left, incense altar; in right field, dove standing left, ACKASWN-DKC. BMC p. 128, 178v. 22x24 mm, 9.44 g. Rare! #CR2040: $150 SOLD

Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Pearl-diademed and draped bust L, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG / Emperor in military dress standing, holding labarum in his right hand, resting left hand on shield, two bound captives in Phrygian helmets kneeling, facing each other before him, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). 22 mm, 4.20 g. #CR2167: $99 SOLD

Caracalla, 198-217 AD. Bronze As of Topiros, Thrace. His laureate head rt, AVT K M AVP ANTWNINOC; IMP monogram on shoulder / Hercules seated L on rock, holding club, OVLPIAC TOPIPOV. 24 mm, 8.3 g. ref: BMC 6, Moushmov 4979 #GV0380: $85 SOLD

"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great, 330-337 AD. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, SMANQ below = Antioch mint. Struck 330-333 AD. 16.5 mm, 1.31 g. Excellent detail! Dark patina with nice earthen highlights. #CR2152: $145 SOLD - Alternate Available!


Provincial Rome. Antoninus Pius AE22 of Syria, Cyrrhestica, Cyrrhus. Laureate head right, DIOV KATAIBATATOY / Zeus Kataibates, wearing himation over lower limbs and shoulder, seated left on rock holding thunderbolt & scepter, eagle at foot, KVPPHCTWN; B behind. SNG Cop 45. 24x22 mm, 8.88 g. #CR2096: $55 SOLD

Gallienus, 259-268 AD. Bronze Antoninianus. His radiate head right, GALLIENVS AVG / Pegasus right springing heavenward, SOLI CONS AVG; N in exergue. #423: $35 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Aurelian, 270-275 AD. Bronze antoninianus, Rome mint, struck 272-274 AD. IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right / CONCORDIA MILITVM, Aurelian and Severina clasping hands; T* in exergue. 22.5 mm, 3.25 g. ref: RIC 59. VF, excellent detail! Ex Elwood Rafn collection. Aurelian built the "Aurelian Wall" that still surrounds Rome today. #CR2435: $125 SOLD

Maximianus, huge bronze follis struck 304-305 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Moneta standing left holding scales & cornucopia, SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR, PG* in ex. Sear #3637, RIC VI 47b (Ticinum), Cohen 503. Huge 26x28 mm, 8.21 g. Incredible detail, glossy deep olive-green patina. ex-Guildcraft, purchased 1991. #CR2053: $125 SOLD

Caracalla, 198-217 AD. Large provincial bronze coin from Serdica, Thrace. His laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, AVT K M AVP CEV ANTWNEINOC / Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and long torch, OVLPIAC CERDIKHC. ref: Varbanov 2247; Ruzicka 142. Huge 30 mm, 15.51 g. Brassy patina. #CR2175: $99 SOLD

Honorius, 393-423 AD. Bronze follis, Antioch mint. Helmeted, diademed, cuirassed bust facing with spear and shield with cross, D N HONORIVS P F AVG/ Constantinopolis seated with head turned right, holding Victory, being crowned by Victory, CONCORDIA AVGG; ANTG. 17 mm, 1.85 g. ref: RIC X 99. #CR2085: $45 SOLD

Nero, 54-68 AD. Bronze Dupondius. Lyons mint, struck 66 AD. His laureate head left, globe at point of bust, IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P P / VICTORIA AVGVSTI S-C, Victory walking left holding wreath & palm. 29.5 mm, 12.75 g. Cohen 343; RIC 523, Sear 1970. Nice brassy patina. ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY. Gorgeous! #CR2508: $375 SOLD


Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Large 22mm bronze. Pearl-diademed, draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). #3238: $25 SOLD

Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Large 23mm bronze. Pearl-diademed, draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). 20 mm with nice desert patina. #3240: $45 SOLD

Imperial Rome, Julian II "The Apostate", 360 - 363 AD. AE-3. Siscia mint. DN FL CL IVLIANVS PF AVG, his helmeted and cuirassed bust lt., holding a spear and shield. / VOT V MVLT XX, within a laurel wreath, ASISC• in ex. 2.57g. ref: RIC 420. #125024: $55 SOLD

Diocletian. Potin Tetadrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Year 8 = 292-293 AD. DIOKLETIANOC CEB, laureate & cuirassed bust right / Elpis standing left, holding flower and raising hem of robe, L-I across. 18 mm and thick. Great green patina. #6023: $65 SOLD

Claudius, 41-54 AD. Large bronze sestertius. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP, laureate head rt / SPES AVGVSTA, Spes standing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt, SC. Nice big coin with olive-green patina. 31 mm. diameter. #8876: $55 SOLD

Nero, 54-68 AD, bronze coin struck at Side in Pamphylia (Greece). Laureate head of Nero rt / Athena advancing left with spear, pomegranate & sheild, CID-HT. 18 mm; 4.8 g. ref: SGI 608, RPC 3401 #GV0391x2: $85 SOLD

Hadrian, 117-128 AD. Large bronze dupondius. His radiate bust right / Salus standing left, feeding snake over altar. 27 mm. Nice golden to green patina. #279014:
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Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Bronze As, struck 125-128 AD. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, laureate head right / COS III, Salus standing right holding patera, feeding serpent in arms, S-C across fields. RIC 679, Cohen 1370. 27 mm, 11.12 g. #26796: $135 SOLD

Probus, 276-282 AD. Silvered-bronze antoninianus. Rome mint, struck 280 AD. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG, radiate, mantled bust left holding eagle tipped sceptre / SOLI INVICTO, Sol in spread quadriga facing, XXIQ in ex. Cohen 676. 22 mm. #R9166: $60 SOLD

Diocletian. Large bronze follis struck 295-296 AD. Alexandria mint, Egypt. His laureate head right, IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing left holding patera & cornucopia, eagle at foot, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. A to right, ALE in ex. 25 mm. Beautiful coin! #670: $99 SOLD

Honorius, 392-423 AD. Bronze coin, struck 395-401 AD. D N HONORIVS P F AVG, pearl diademed bust right / VIRTVS EXERCITI, Honorius standing right with spear & shield, being crowned with wreath by Victory standing beside him. 17x19 mm. #205: $35 SOLD

"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great, 330-337 AD. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma L, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above. 18 mm, 1.92 g. #2611x2: $49
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Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. Large bronze Sestertius, Viminacium mint. IMP C GALLVS P FELIX AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / PMS C-OL VIM, Moesia standing facing, hands outstretched over a lion and a bull. Year AN XIV below. Pick 168; Martin 5'20'1. 27 mm and thick! #R7848: $45 SOLD

Gordian III and wife Tranquillina, 241-244 AD. Bronze Pentassarion of Odessa, Thrace. Facing busts of husband and wife / Tyche standing l, holding rudder & cornucopiae. 27 mm. #279018: $65
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Constantinopolis Commemmorative. Struck under Constantine the Great, 330-331 AD. Bronze centenionalis. Laureate, helmeted & mantled bust of Constantinopolis facing left holding scepter, CONSTANTINOPOLIS / Victory standing left on foot of prow with scepter and leaning on sheild. 18 mm. #5015: $65
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Constantinopolis Commemmorative. Struck under Constantine the Great, 330-331 AD. Bronze centenionalis. Laureate, helmeted & mantled bust of Constantinopolis facing left holding scepter, CONSTANTINOPOLIS / Victory standing left on foot of prow with scepter and leaning on sheild. 19 mm. #5008: $55
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Maximianus Herculius. Potin Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Dated Year 2 = 287-288 AD. His laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, A K M OVA MAXIMIANOC CEB / Elpis standing left holding flower &hem of skirt, L-B. 20 mm, 6.2 g. Beautiful, radiant bronze patina! #GV0385: $55 SOLD

Constantius II. Bronze coin struck 348-351 AD at Constantinople. His pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right, D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG / Phoenix standing right on globe, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, CONS in exergue. Fantastic Phoenix! Lovely desert-sand patina. AE4 (17 mm). #0281: $65 SOLD

Maximianus, huge silvered-bronze follis, struck 300-301 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera from which liquid flows, & cornucopiae, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. Z in rt field, ANT in ex. ref: RIC 54b. Huge 27 mm, 8.67 g. Great silvering remains on surfaces! Ex-Frank S. Robinson coll. #CR2054x2: $125 SOLD

Trajan, 98-117 AD. Bronze dupondius. His laureate head right, IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P / Roma standing left with Victory & spear, captive Dacian kneeling at foot, SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI S-C. ref: RIC 485 (sestertius). 27 mm, 13.03 g. #CR2033: $110 SOLD

Constantine I The Great, 307 - 337 AD. Magnificent bronze follis, struck 311 AD. 4th Officina. IMP C FL VAL CONSTANTINVS PF AVG, his laureate head rt. / GENIO AVGVSTI CMH (ligatured), Genius standing lt., holding a patera and cornucopia, MKVD in ex. 5.28g. ref: RIC 77b. A gorgeous coin! #125028: $150 SOLD

Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Bronze antoninianus, Lugdunum mint, struck 285 AD. His radiate draped bust right, IMP CC VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG / Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt & sceptre, B to left, IOVI CONSERVAT AVG. 23 mm, 3.68 g. ref: RIC 41, Cohen 215. From my personal collection. #GVCR2135: $110 SOLD

Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Huge brass sestertius, struck 119 AD, early in his reign. Laureate bust of Hadrian right, IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG / Jupiter seated left, holding Victory & spear, PONT MAX TR POT COS III S C. ref: RIC II 561b. Nice reverse type harkening back to the Greek styles. Massive 33 mm, 24.50 grams! Lustrous deep green to brassy patina. #CR2142: $185 SOLD

Theodosius I, 379-395 AD. Large bronze AE2, Antioch mint. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG, rosette-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right / GLORIA ROMANORVM, emperor standing facing, head right, holding standard & globe, ANTA in ex. RIC 68b. 22x25 mm, 4.03 g. #GV0756: $60 SOLD

Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Silver antoninianus. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate draped bust rt / IOVI STATORI, Jupiter standing rt with scepter & thunderbolt. Holed in antiquity! #401: $45 SOLD

Magnentius. AE Centenionalis of 352 AD. D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG, bare-headed, draped & cuirassed bust right / SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, A-W either side of large Chi-Rho (symbol for Christ's name), TRP in ex. 7.9 grams, 23 mm. RIC 325 of Trier, Cohen 31. RCV88 # 4022. #GV0761: $99
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Macrinus & Diadumenian, 217-218 AD. Bronze Pentassarion, Marcianopolis mint, Moesia Inferior. Facing busts of the 2 co-emperors / Liberalitas standing l, holding abacus & cornucopiae. 27 mm. Sharp detail! #279017: $65
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Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Bronze As, struck 136 AD. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, laureate head right / S-C, Pax-Nemesis advancing right, holding out fold of dress in apotropaic gesture & holding olive branch. 25 mm, 13.7 g. #424689: $85
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Honorius, 393-423 AD. Bronze follis, Alexandria mint. His pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, DN HONORIVS P F AVG / Emperor standing facing, head right holding standard and globe, GLORIA ROMANORVM, ALE-A in ex. ref: RIC IX 21d. 22 mm, 5.44 g. and thick! #GVCR2138: $60 SOLD

Provincial Rome. Moesia Inferior, Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, 218 - 222 AD. Bronze Assarion. His laureate head rt. / Telesphoros standing facing, "MARKIANOΠOΛEITΩN. 18mm. 3.31g. Cf. Varbanov 1795. #125033: $45 SOLD

Galerius, 305-311 AD. Bronze antoninianus struck 295-299 AD. Radiate, cuirassed bust right, GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES / Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Galerius, CONCORDIA MILITVM, KB. ref: RIC VI 18b. 21 mm, 2.71 g. #CR2154: $99 SOLD

Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. Bronze As. His laureate head right, L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS / Liberalitas standing left holding coin counter & cornucopiae, LIBERAL AVG TR P V IMP II COS II S-C. 25 mm; 9.8 g. Very nice profile, lush green patina. Faint 6mm scratch at his hairline, very light scratching in fields as seen in photo. Patina and detail much nicer than photo allows. ref: RIC 1417, Cohen 120, BMC 1269, RCV2000 # 5411. #GV0157: $85 SOLD

Maximinus II Daia, 309-313 AD. Gorgeous bronze follis. His laureate head right, IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS PF AVG / Sol, radiate, standing left in long robe, right hand raised, head of Serapis in left hand, SOLI INVICTO; DI-star in field, ANT in exergue (Antioch mint). ref: C 161, RIC 736. 21 mm, 4.68 g. Killer green patina, amazing detail! A gorgeous coin. #3458: $150 SOLD

Valentinian II, 375-392 AD. Stunning, large and rare bronze coin struck 378-383 AD, Siscia mint. D N VALENTINIANVS IVN P F AVG, diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right / REPARATIO REIPVB, Emperor standing front, offering hand to kneeling woman on left & holding Victory on a globe in left hand, ASISC in ex. ref: RIC 26b. Dark, glossy tone! 23 mm. #R8362: $75 SOLD

Vespasian, 69-79 AD. Bronze As, struck 76 AD, Rome mint. His laureate head right, IMP CAESAR VESP AVG COS V CENS / Spes advancing left, holding flower & raising hem of robe, S-C. ref: Cohen 452, RIC 730, sear #2361. 26 mm, 9.18 g. Nice portrait of this famous emperor. #27120: $99 SOLD

Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Pearl-diademed and draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). 23 mm, 4.79 g. #CR2140: $45 SOLD - Alternate Available!

Agrippa, friend and military commander under Augustus. Died 12 BC. Bronze as, Rome mint, Struck 37-41 AD. Head of Agrippa left wearing rostral crown, M AGRIPPA L F COS / Neptune standing left, holding small dolphin and trident, S-C. 27.7 mm, 10.80 g. ref: RIC 58; BMCRE 161. Fine, holed in antiquity! #CR2354: $150 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Trajan, 98-117 AD. Bronze dupondius, struck 116 AD. His radiate, draped bust right, IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P / Trajan advancing right between 2 trophies, SENATVS POPVLVSQVE ROMANVS S C. 25.5 mm, 10.86 g. ref: RIC 676, Cohen 356, Sear 3219. Deep green to brassy patina. ex-Guy Clark. #NAV004: $150 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. Massive brass sestertius, struck c. 177-178 AD. His laureate head right, M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXXII / Aequitas standing left, holding scales & cornucopiae, IMP VIIII COS III PP SC. 31 mm, 25.86 g. and incredibly thick! ref: RIC 1230. Gorgeous glossy reddish-brown patina, great detail. ex-Aegean Numismatics. #NAV007: $175
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Galerius, bronze follis of 301 AD. GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, laureate head rt / GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera & cornucopiae, KA below. #403: $20 SOLD

Marc Antony, 30 BC. Silver denarius minted at the Battle of Actium, where he and queen Cleopatra of Egypt were defeated by Octavian who then became Augustus, first Emperor of Rome. Legionary galley / eagle between two standards, Legion number below. 18 mm, 2.66 g. #0897: $50
SOLD - Alternate Available!

Diva Faustina, bronze As struck c. 147-150 AD. Empress to Antoninus Pius (his coin depicted at left). Her draped bust right, hairpulled up into a bun, DIVA FAVSTINA / Aeternitas (Eternity) standing, holding branch and hem of dress, AETERNITAS; S C. ref: RIC 1157, Sear 4638. Chunky 25 mm, 10.96 g. #CR2315: $75 SOLD

Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Bronze dupondius, struck 156-157 AD. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II, his radiate head right / TR POT XIX COS IIII S-C, Providence standing left, globe at feet, holding sceptre. ref: RIC 953, Cohen 978. 24 mm, 9.21 grams, and THICK! #424693: $80
SOLD

Constantinople Commemorative, struck under Constantine I The Great, 330-337 AD. Bronze coin struck 330-331 AD, Trier mint. Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, CONSTANTINOPOLIS / Victory standing left on foot of prow of ship with scepter and leaning on shield, TRS below. ref: RIC 548. 17.5 mm, 2.79 g. #CR2166: $85 SOLD - Alternates Available! See below.

Ancient Rome. Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Large bronze follis, Siscia mint, Struck 296 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Γ/*SIS. 29 mm, 8.79 g. ref: RIC 95a. VF, dark green patina. #CR2404: $125 SOLD
Special: "Grab Bag" - $10 per coin (minimum 5 unless combined with another purchase)
Mostly 2nd-4th century AD Roman, some Byzantine. Each with visible details.

Common coins found here:
Roman: Lower-quality Constantine the Great and his family (307-350 AD), some low-grade but visible Claudius Gothicus, Aurelian, Probus (c. 268-282 AD)

Byzantine: Cup-shaped trachy coins from Constantinople depicting Christ or the Virgin Mary (1092-1185 AD), very low-grade bronze "Portrait of Christ" coins (969-1025 AD).

Coins shown are a representative example.



Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Pearl-diademed and draped bust rt, DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. / Roman soldier leaping up and spearing fallen Barbarian horseman, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (loosely translates to "Return of the Good Times"). 22 mm, 5.68 g. Nice chocolate-brown patina. Incredible detail! #CR2147: $99 SOLD