What an outstanding coin! Congratulations on your new acquisition!
This is my most recent Hadrian acquisition:
Hadrian, AD 117-138.
Roman AR denarius, 3.28 g, 18.1 mm, 6 h.
Rome, late AD...
I have several dozen coins of Gallienus, but here are a few reverse types that haven't been shown yet.
Gallienus, AD 253-268.
I had a bad bout with the flu last week. I got pneumonia as a complication and had to go to the ER on Thursday and am at last on the mend. The...
Gorgeous! Don't have a bearded Geta to share, though.
Looks very much like this one in Sear, which points to Starr pl. XXII & XXIII.
Choosing the proper venue is a very important decision. The venue you choose, though, depends on the nature of the collection you are trying to...
The beginning of the reign of Trebonianus Gallus coincided with the arrival of the Cyprian plague in the city of Rome in AD 251. At least four of...
Yes, it's a much quicker way to identify and attribute Roman imperial coins than RIC or BMCRE, but it's less complete. Typically, it's the first...
In addition to the Masters thesis and the Asklapiadas sites posted above, this PDF is very helpful and informative. I consider it the best...
Over 36 hours now and no Methymna.
How about something I've never posted before?
Trebonianus Gallus, AD 251-253.
Nice find! I think they'll both clean up quite nicely.
Gallienus looks like a VIRTVS AVG:
And the Faustina a FORTVNAE MVLIEBRI:...
Not from AD 86, but I like Domitian's wry smirk:
Domitian, AD 81-96.
Roman AR denarius, 3.44 g, 17.2 mm, 7 h.
Rome, AD 91.
Obv: IMP CAES...
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