Famous Rulers Alphabetically, Let's do our ABC's!

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  1. dougsmit

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  3. dadams

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    You all may be tired of seeing this one but I love it and can't help but post:
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    Theodosius II, AD 402-450
    AV Tremissis, 14.32mm, 1.50g; Constantinople mint , AD 408-419
    Obv: D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG - Pearl diademed draped and cuirassed bust right
    Rev: VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM - Victory walking right, head left, holding wreath and globus cruciger, star in right field, conob in exergue
    Reference: RIC X 213
     
  4. 7Calbrey

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    Severina- Rome. Billon- Mintmark: XXI gamma(G).

    SeveCrina O  XXIR - G.jpg SeveConcRic 4Rombillon.jpg
     
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  5. dadams

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    Forgot I had this guy too:
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    Trajan (98-117)
    Æ Orichalcum As, 24mm, 7.73g; Rome, minted 114-117 AD, possibly for use in the eastern part of the empire.
    Obv: IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM - Radiate, draped bust right, seen from behind.
    Rev: DAC PARTHICO P M TR POT XX COS VI P P - Legend surrounding oak-wreath terminating in large jewel enclosing S • C.
    Ref.: RIC II 647
    Ex. Lustig Collection
     
  6. 7Calbrey

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    Wow .. I just missed the message announcing for the letter T.
    T for Trajan. Here's an upgrade to the sacred stone of Zeus. I learned that this stone only shows on coins'reverse of Sep.Severus and Trajan. StonTraj O.JPG StonStraja R.JPG
     
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  7. akeady

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    Trebonianus Gallus, RIC 41:

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  8. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter in hoc signo vinces

    Here's another TG...

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  9. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

  10. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Trajan Decius. Tetradrachm. Antioch- Prieur 520. TrajDecius O      BMC 578.jpg TrajDec ANT  Prieur520.jpg
     
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  11. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Trajan Decius:
    RI Trajan Decius 249-251 CE AR Ant Dacia draco standard.jpg
    RI Trajan Decius 249-251 CE AR Ant Dacia
    I always liked this one... worn dies on the reverse makes it look like both the STAFF Head AND the Dacia Head are DRAGONS!


    Trebonianus Gallus:
    RI Trebonianus Gallus 251-253 CE Ant 20mm 3.0g Apollo Lyre RIC 32 RSC 20.JPG
    RI Trebonianus Gallus 251-253 CE Ant 20mm 3.0g Apollo Lyre RIC 32 RSC 20
     
  12. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Theodosius. Antioch. Officina Delta (D).

    Theod O ANT.jpg Theods R 001.jpg
     
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  13. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Tamios - Quaster - Roman Republic

    RR Prv Macedon Province 168-166 BC Tamios Quaestor Athena Cow - Eeyore.jpg
    RR Prv Macedon Province 168-166 BC Tamios Quaestor Athena Cow - Eeyore
     
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  14. ominus1

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    wonderful and varied coins, everyone!..i'm amazed at how many coins i have in my collection when i think about it, with all these coins being posted...but, at the same time, i'm also amazed at how many more i plan to get that i don't have :)
     
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  15. 7Calbrey

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    Trebonianus Gallus: Reverse shows Mars holding olive branch as sign of Peace.
    (Marti Pacifero).

    Roman O c 001.jpg Roman R c 001.jpg
     
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  16. FitzNigel

    FitzNigel Medievalist Supporter

    Med-16-CrAnt-1101-Tancred-Fol-2-4079.jpg
    Crusader - Antioch
    Tancred, Regent, r. 1101-1103, 1104-1112
    AE Type 2 Follis, 20.3 mm x 3.3 grams
    Obv.: Bust of Tancred facing, wearing turban, holding sword
    Rev.: Cross pommetée, fleuronnée at base; IC XC NI KA in quarters

    01-R3-Tetricus I-BL-ANT-01.jpg
    Imperial Rome
    Tetricus I, r. 271-274 A.D.
    Cologne Mint, BL Antoninianus, 18.31mm x 2.3 grams
    Obv.: IMP C TETRICVS PF AVG, radiate, draped bust right
    Rev.: SPES PVBLICA, Spes advancing left holding flower and raising hem of skirt
    Ex. Doug Smith Collection #3041
     
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  17. FitzNigel

    FitzNigel Medievalist Supporter

    Thanks Orfew - I think getting any Stephen is an accomplishment!
     
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  18. Roman Collector

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    T is for Two Tiberii:

    Tiberius I:

    Tiberius Denarius.jpg
    Tiberius, AD 14-37.
    Roman AR Denarius; 3.87 g, 18.5 mm.
    Lugdunum, AD 16-37.
    Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head, right.
    Rev: PONTIF MAXIM, Livia, as pax, seated right, holding long olive branch and inverted spear; legs of chair ornate, triple line below.
    Refs: RIC 28; BMCRE 45; RCV 1763 var.

    Tiberius II:

    Tiberius II and Anastasia half follis.jpg
    Tiberius II Constantine AD 574-582 and Anastasia.
    Byzantine Æ half-follis, 5.02 g, 20.4 mm, 7 h.
    Thessalonica, AD 579.
    Obv: dmTibCONS TANTPPAV, Nimbate Tiberius and Anastasia seated facing on double throne; he holds globus cruciger, she a scepter.
    Rev: Large K; above, cross; to left, A/N/N/O; to right, regnal indicator V (=5); beneath, TЄS.
    Refs: Berk 398; DOC 23; SB 439.
     
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  19. Roman Collector

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    How about Theodora?

    Theodora Centenionalis PIETAS ROMANA Trier.jpg
    Theodora, Augusta posthumously (?).
    Roman billon reduced centenionalis, 1.42 g, 13.8 mm, 10 h.
    Trier, AD 337-340.
    Obv: FL MAX THEODORAE AVG, diademed and draped bust, right.
    Rev: PIETAS ROMANA, Pietas standing facing, head right, holding infant; in exergue TR P (+/- palm branch; off the flan).
    Refs: RIC viii, p. 144, 79 or 91; LRBC I 120; Cohen 4; RCV 17500 or 17502.
     
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  20. Roman Collector

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    Tetricus Two from Trier (?) Too?

    Tetricus II SPES AVG.jpg
    Tetricus II, Caesar AD 273-274.
    Roman Æ antoninianus, 18.1 mm, 3.48 g.
    Mainz or Trier, AD 273 - spring 274.
    Obv: C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES, radiate and draped bust right, seen from behind.
    Rev: SPES AVGG, Spes advancing left, holding flower and lifting skirt.
    Refs: RIC 270A; Cohen 88; Hunter 11; RVC 11292; Cunetio 2647; Elmer 791; Schulzki AGK 9a.
     
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  21. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    TODAY the famous person's letter is brought to you by the letter U & V:

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    Post your U's and V's

    I will start with U:

    U for Ulysses !
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    RR C Mamilius 82 BCE AR Den 3.8g 20mm Serrate Mercury caduceus Ulysses Dog Argos Sear 282 Craw 362-1

    Post as many of your Ancient Coins featuring any person starting with the letter U & V !

    And please feel free to post ANY of your Catch-UP Letters!

    PILE THEM ON!
     
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