zxzxzx207's Collection
Collection from all periods of time focusing on Roman Imperial Coins. A few choice examples of coins from other civilizations and periods. Reference Numbers for Roman Imperial Coins can be referenced at Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE).


(1) Rhodos 305 - 275 BC
Obverse: Head of Helios facing slightly right
Reverse: Rose with bud to right, POΔION above, star and Δ to left
Ref: Ashton 170; HGC 6, 1443
(2) Pharkadon 480 - 400 BC
Obverse: Horse prancing right
Reverse: ΦΑΡ-ΚΑΔO, Athena standing right, holding spear and shield; all within incuse square.
Ref: BCD Thessaly I 1271 var. (ethnic), ...
(3) Tarentum | Ari 332 - 302 BC
Obverse: Nude, helmeted warrior on horseback to right, holding spear in right hand and shield and two more spears in left hand; [Ξ] in left field, [API] below horse
Reverse: Taras astride dolphin to left, holding oar in left hand and a kantharos in outstretched right hand, KΛ below dolphin, [TAPAΣ] to right.
Ref: HN Italy 939; Vlasto 636
(4) Pantikapaion 310 - 303 BC
Obverse: Head of bearded Pan right
Reverse: Π-A-N, forepart of griffin left, sturgeon left below
Ref: MacDonald 69
(5) Rhodos | Artemon 150 - 125 BC
Obverse: Radiate head of Helios right
Reverse: Rose with bud to right, shield in left field; ΑΡΤΕΜΩΝ above P-O across fields
Ref: Jenkins 1989, 61; BMC 251; HGC 6, 1...
(6) Thessalian League 130 - 100 BC
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right; HP monogram behind
Reverse: Athena Itonia right; Π-I across central field
Ref: BCD Thessaly 889.3 (this coin)
(7) Vologases III 105 - 147 BC
Obverse: Bare-headed bust left with long pointed beard; wearing diadem with loop at the top; s, earring visible. Neck torque contains row of pellets; beaded border.
Reverse: Archer seated right on throne holding bow. Greek inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ or similar, below bow
Ref: Sellwood Type 78 var
(8) Julius Caesar 49 - 48 BC
Obverse: Elephant advancing right, trampling on serpent. CAESAR in exergue
Reverse: Emblems of the pontificate: simpulum, aspergillum, securis (surmounted by wolf's head), and apex.
Ref: Crawford 443/1
(9) Tiberius 14 - 37 AD
Obverse: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS: Head of Tiberius, laureate, right
Reverse: PONTIF MAXIM: Female figure, draped, right, seated, right holding branch and long vertical sceptre, on chair with ornamented legs; below chair, a single line
Ref: RIC I (second edition) Tiberius 30
(10) Trajan 114 AD
Obverse: IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC: Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, right
Reverse: P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R FORT RED: Fortuna, draped, veiled, seated left on chair without back, holding rudder set on ground in right hand and cornucopiae in left
Ref: RIC II Trajan 318 (denarius)
(11) Aurelian 274 AD
Obverse: IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: SOLI INVICTO: Sol standing half right, head left, raising right hand, globe extended in right, s* in ex
Ref: Apparently unpublished, http://www....
(12) Trebonianus Gallus 251 - 253 AD
Obverse: IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS P F AVG: Bust of Trebonianus Gallus, radiate, draped, cuirassed, right
Reverse: MARTEM PROPVGNATOREM: Mars, helmeted, advancing right, holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand
Ref: RIC IV Trebonianus Gallus 84
(13) Constantine I 319 AD
Obverse: CONSTANTI-NVS AVG: Bust of Constantine I, wearing high-crested helmet, cuirassed, left, spear across right shoulder and shield on left arm
Reverse: VICT • LAETAE PRINC PERP: Two Victories, winged, draped, facing each other, holding a shield inscribed VOT/PR supported by S on altar MintMark: -/-//•ΓSIS•
Ref: RIC VII Siscia 84
(14) Constantine I 320 - 321 AD
Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG: Head of Constantine I, laureate, right
Reverse: D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG: VOT/XX within a laurel wreath. MintMark: (* closing wreath)//TSΓVI
Ref: RIC VII Thessalonica 117
(15) Crispus 324 - 325 AD
Obverse: FL IVL CRIS-PVS NOB C: Bust of Crispus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, left
Reverse: PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS: Camp gate with two turrets, without doors, with varying number of stone layers; star above. MintMark: -/-//SMNB
Ref: RIC VII Nicomedia 92
(16) Zeno 476 - 491 AD
Obverse: D N ZENO - PERP AVG: Bust of Zeno, helmeted, pearl-diademed, cuirassed, facing front, holding spear in right hand behind head and shield decorated with horseman on left arm
Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGGGΔ: Victory, winged, draped, standing right, supporting long jeweled cross; star in right field. MintMark: -/-//CONOB
Ref: RIC X Zeno (East) 910
(17) Heraclius 610 - 641 AD
Obverse: dN hЄRACLIЧS PP AVG Heraclius pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Reverse: VICTORIA AVÇЧ І Cross potent/ CONOB
Ref: Sear Byzantine 786
(18) Constans II 662 - 667 AD
Obverse: Facing busts of Constans and Constantine IV, both draped, with Constans wearing plumed helmet; cross above
Reverse: VICTORIA AЧGЧ Z, cross potent on three steps; at sides, Heraclius and Tiberius standing facing, each holding globus cruciger; CONOB in exergue.
Ref: DOC 30g; MIB 31; Sear 964