The 5 good emperors video

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  1. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Supporter! Supporter

    Another interesting video by Künker auction, this time about the five good emperors. All coins showed will be in their next auction on 8 October 2019.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2019
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  3. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member Deutschland there aint no good 5 eh?!?....o_O Marcus Aurelius Lucius Verus ..the 6 good emp. silver complete 003.JPG Marcus Aurelius Lucius Verus ..the 6 good emp. silver complete 004.JPG
  4. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    I enjoyed that video very much! The coins were gorgeous and the history was well-presented. Thanks for sharing, @Ocatarinetabellatchitchix !

    Here are some adoptive emperors from my collection:

    Nerva LIBERTAS PVBLICA as.jpg

    Trajan Mars Denarius.jpg

    Hadrian PIETAS AVGVSTI dupondius.jpg
    Aelius Spes sestertius.jpg

    Antoninus Pius Annona Sestertius.jpg

    Marcus Aurelius LIBERAL AVG V COS III denarius.jpg

    Lucius Verus denarius.jpg

    Commodus Libertas Sestertius.jpg
  5. Alegandron

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

    RI Nerva AE Dupondius 96-98 CE LIBERTAS PVBLICA -pileus
    Ex: TIF

    RI AE As Trajan CE 98-117 26mm 11.0g Rome Laureate Draped - SENATVS POPVLVSQVE ROMANVS Victory R wreath palm S-C RIC 675

    RI Hadrian, AD 117-138 Æ Limes Denarius 18mm 3.5mm after AD 125 Genius stndg sacrificing altar cornucopia RIC II 173

    RI Antoninus Pius 138-161 BCE BILLON Tet Alexandria Egypt Dikaiosyne Scale

    RI Lucius Verus 161-169 CE AE As 24mm Mars w Trophy


    RI MARCUS AURELIUS AR Den as Caesar TR POT VI COS II - Genius stg at altar hldg standard
  6. Orielensis

    Orielensis Well-Known Member

    A well-done and informative video with beautiful coins – thank you for posting it.

    I've shown them before – but well, one more time won't hurt. Here are my "5+1" good Nerva-Antonine emperors as well as the last one's wayward offspring:

    Rom – Nerva denarius, Aequitas.png
    Nerva, Roman Empire, denarius, 97 AD, Rome mint. Obv: IMP NERVA CAES AVG GERM PM TR P II, laureate head of Nerva right. Rev: IMP II COS IIII PP, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. 18mm, 2.98g. Ref: RIC II, 40.

    Rom – Trajan, denarius, Victoria.png
    Trajan, Roman Empire, denarius, 101/102 AD, Rome mint. Obv: IMP CAESAR NERVA TRAIAN AUG GERM, laureate head of Trajan right. Rev: PM TRP COS IIII PP, Victory standing facing, holding wreath and palm branch. 18mm, 3.04g. Ref: RIC II, 58.

    Rom – Hadrian, denarius, Pax.png
    Hadrian, Roman Empire, denarius, 119–122 AD, Rome mint. Obv: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate head of Hadrian right. Rev: PM TR P COS III, Pax seated left, holding Victory on globe and branch. 18.5mm, 3.05g. Ref: RIC II, 95.

    Rom – Antoninus Pius, Denar, Annona mit Bug.png
    Antoninus Pius, Roman Empire, denarius, 155–156 AD, Rome mint. Obv: [ANTO]NINVS AVG PIVS PP [IMP II], head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, r. Rev: TR POT XIX [CO]S III, Annona standing l., holding corn ears, resting l. hand on modius standing on prow with rudder leaning on it. 18mm, 3.27g. Ref: RIC III Antoninus Pius 249.

    Rom – Lucius Verus, denarius, Aequitas (neues Foto).png
    Lucius Verus, Roman Empire, denarius, 167/168 AD. Rome mint. Obv: L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, laureate head of Lucius Verus right. Rev: TR P VIII IMP V COS III, Aequitas seated left, holding scales and cornucopiae. 18mm, 2.62g. Ref: RIC III, 595. Ex Coast to Coast Coins.

    Rom – Marcus Aurelius, Denar, Iuventas.png
    Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar), Roman Empire, denarius, 140–144 AD, Rome mint. Obv: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS; head of Marcus Aurelius, bare, r. Rev: IVVENTAS, Iuventas (youth) standing l., dropping incense in candelabrum and holding patera. 17.5mm, 3.16g. Ref: RIC III Antoninus Pius 423a. Ex CNG.

    Rom – Commodus, Denarius (Liberalitas) .png
    Commodus, Roman Empire, denarius, 182 AD, Rome mint. Obv: M COMMOD[VS ANTON]INVS AVG, laureate head of Commodus right. Rev: LIB AVG V TR P VII IMP IIII COS III PP, Liberalitas standing left holding counting board and cornucopiae. 18mm, 2.24g. Ref: RIC III, 36A.
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  7. Marsman

    Marsman Well-Known Member

    I love it when history is told on the basis of coins. Well done :)

    My Commodus coin with the emperor wearing a lionskin....


    Commodus, denarius.
    Rome mint, 191-192 A.D.
    2,60 g. 17 mm.
    Obv. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL, head right wearing lionskin headdress.
    Rev. HER-CVL RO-MAN AV-GV either side of club of Hercules, all in wreath.
    RIC 251.
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