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Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. AE As, 27mm (10.16 gm). Bare head right, CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC P-OT / M SALVIVS OTHO III VIR A A A F F around large S-C. RIC I 431 (pg. 75); RCV I 1685.

Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. AE As, 29mm (10.73 gm). Radiate head left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C to left and right of altar-enclosure with double panelled door; uncertain ornaments on top; PROVIDENT below. RIC I 81 Tiberius (pg. 99); RCV I 1789.

Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. AE As, 26mm (9.14 gm). Radiate head left, star above, DIVVS AV-GVSTVS PATER / Eagle on globe, head to right, S-C above, IMP T CAES AVG RESTITVIT. RIC II 198 Titus (pg. 142); RCV I 2584.

Agrippa, died 12 BC. AE As, 29mm (11.11 gm). Head left, wearing rostral crown, M AGRIPPA L F COS III / S-C to left and right of Neptune, standing left, cloaked, holding small dolphin in right hand and trident in left. RIC I 58 Caligula (pg. 112); RCV I 1812.

Tiberius, AD 14-37.  AR Denarius, 18mm (3.69 gm). Laureate head right, TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS / Female figure seated right, holding sceptre in right hand and branch in left, on chair with ornamented legs, feet on footstool and single line below, PONTIF MAXIM. RIC I 30 (pg. 95); RSC II 16a.

Tiberius, AD 14-37.  AE As, 30mm x 31mm (11.09 gm). Bare head left, TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMP VIII / PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POTEST XXIIII around large S-C. RIC I 44 (pg. 97); RCV I 1770.

Nero & Drusus Caesars, brothers to Caligula. AE Dupondius, 29mm (14.76 gm). Nero and Drusus Caesars riding right, cloaks flying, NERO ET DRVSVS CAESARES / C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT around large S-C. RIC I 34 Caligula (pg. 110).

Claudius, AD 41-54.  AE As, 29mm x 30mm (12.63 gm). Bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P / Libertas standing, facing, head right, holding pileus, left hand extended, S-C to left and right, LIBERTAS AVGVSTA. RIC I 113 (pg. 130); RCV I 1860.

Claudius, AD 41-54.  AE As, 28mm x 30mm (10.10 gm). Bear head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P / S-C to left and right of Minerva right, helmeted and draped, hurling javelin with right arm and holding round shield on left arm. RIC I 116 (pg. 130); RCV I 1862.

Nero, AD 54-68. AR Denarius, 18mm (3.35 gm). Laureate head right, NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS / Salus seated left on throne, holding patera in right hand, left arm resting at her side; SALVS in exergue. RIC I 60 (pg. 153); RSC II 314.

Galba, AD 68-69. AE Dupondius, 29.52 mm (13.88 gm). Laureate, draped bust right, IMP SER SVLP GALBA CAES AVG TR P / Pax, draped, standing left, holding caduceus in left hand and branch in right, PAX AVGVSTA, S-C to left and right. RIC I 323 (pg. 247).

Vitellius, AD 69. AR Denarius, 17mm (3.41 gm). Laureate head right, A VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P / Tripod-lebes with dolphin lying right, on top, and raven standing right, below, XV VIR SACR FAC. RIC I 109 (pg. 273); RSC II 111; RCV I 2201.

Vespasian, AD 69-79. AR Denarius, 20mm (3.35 gm). Laureate head right, DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS / Shield inscribed S C supported by two capricorns, globe below. RIC II 63 Titus (pg. 123); RSC II 497; RCV I 2569.

Titus, AD 79-81. AR Denarius, 17mm (3.31 gm). Laureate head right, IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG PM / Radiate figure, standing atop rostral column, holding spear, TR P VIIII IMP XV COS VII P P. RIC II 16a (pg. 118); RSC II 289.

Domitian, AD 81-96. AR Denarius, 20mm (3.34 gm). Laureate head right, CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS / Pegasus stepping right, COS IIII. RIC II 238 Vespasian (pg. 42); RSC II 47; RCV I 2637.

Domitian, AD 81-96. AR Denarius, 20mm (3.61 gm). Laureate head right, IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P V / Minerva standing left, holding thunderbolt and spear, shield at her feet, IMP XII COS XII CENS P P P. RIC II 81 (pg. 164); RSC II 202.

Domitian, AD 81-96. AR Denarius, 19mm (3.54 gm). Laureate head right, IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XV / Minerva standing right on prow, brandishing javelin anmd holding shield, owl at bottom right, IMP XXII COS XVII CENS P P P. RIC II 191 (pg. 176); RSC II 293.

Domitian, AD 81-96. AE As, 26mm x 27mm (11.79 gm). Laureate head right, IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG GERM COS X / Façade of altar-enclosure of the Ara Salutis Augusti, with double panelled door and horns of the altar visible above, SALVTI AVGVST. RIC II 250a (pg. 186).

Domitian, AD 81-96. AE As, 26mm (11.08 gm). Laureate head right, IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVI CENS PER P P / Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae, S-C to left and right, MONETA AVGVSTI. RIC II 408 (pg. 205); RCV I 2807 var.

Nerva, AD 96-98. AR Denarius, 18.29 mm (3.43 gm). Laureate head right, IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR POT / Priestly implements, COS III PATER PATRIAE. RIC II 24 (pg. 224); RSC II 48; RCV II 3023.

Trajan, AD 98-117. AR Denarius, 18mm (3.48 gm). Laureate head right, IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM / Victory seated left, holding patera and palm, PONT MAX TR POT COS II. RIC II 22 (pg. 246); RSC II 295.

Hadrian, AD 117-138. AR Denarius, 18mm (3.45 gm). Laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS / Minerva standing left, feet together, holding spear pointed downwards and round shield, COS III. RIC II 154 (pg. 359); RSC II 297a; RCV II 3469.

Aelius, Caesar under Hadrian, AD 136-138. AR Denarius, 18mm (2.81 gm). Bare head right, L AELIVS CAESAR / Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae, TR POT COS II. RIC II 430 (pg. 392); RSC II 50; RCV II 3973.

Aelius, Caesar under Hadrian, AD 136-138. AE As, 25mm (11.96 gm). Bare bust right, L AELIVS CAESAR / Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt, S-C to left and right, TR POT COS II. RIC II 1067 (pg. 482); RCV II 3993.

Antoninus Pius, AD 138-161. AR Denarius, 18mm (3.37 gm). Laureate head right, ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII / Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, COS IIII. RIC III 179 (pg. 48); RSC II 263.

Faustina Senior, wife of Antoninus Pius. AR Denarius, XX. XX mm (X.XX gm). Bust, draped right, hair waved in several loops round head and then drawn up and coiled on top, DIVA FAVSTINA / Fortuna standing left, holding globe and rudder, AETERNITAS. RIC III 348 (pg. 70); RSC II 6.

Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus. AR Denarius, 19mm (3.63 gm). Draped bust right, IVLIA AVGVSTA / Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre, FELIC-ITAS. RIC IV-I 551 (pg. 167); RSC III 47; RCV II 6581.

Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus. AR Antoninianus, 22mm x 25mm (4.68 gm). Diademed and draped bust right, on crescent, IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG / Venus seated left, holding sceptre, VENVS GENETRIX. RIC IV-I 388a Caracalla (pg. 274); RSC III 211; RCV II 7098.

Caracalla, AD 198-217. AR Denarius, 18mm (3.61 gm). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP CAES M AVR ANTON AVG / Securitas seated right by altar, propping head on right hand and holding sceptre, SECV-RIT ORBIS. RIC IV-I 22a (pg. 214); RSC III 571b.

Caracalla, AD 198-217. AR Denarius, 19mm (3.64 gm). Laureate and draped bust right, ANTONINVS PIVS AVG / Two captives seated right and left, mourning, at foot of trophy, PART MAX PO-NT TR P V. RIC IV-I 63 (pg. 222); RSC III 178.

Caracalla, AD 198-217. AR Denarius, 18mm x 20mm (3.73 gm). Laureate and draped bust right, ANTONINVS PIVS AVG / Caracalla standing left, sacrificing out of a patera over altar and holding book, VOT SVSC DEC PON TR P V COS. RIC IV-I 68 (pg. 222); RSC III 686; RCV II 6908.

Caracalla, AD 198-217. AR Denarius, 19mm (3.48 gm). Laureate and draped bust right, ANTONINVS PIVS AVG / Liberalitas standing left, holding tessera and cornucopiae, IIII LIBERALITAS AVGG. RIC IV-I 135 (pg. 232); RSC III 122a.

Caracalla, AD 198-217. AR Denarius, 18mm (3.01 gm). Laureate head right, ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM / Serapis wearing palos on head, standing left, raising right hand nad holding sceptre, P M TR P XVIIII COS IIII P P. RIC IV-I 280c (pg. 253); RSC III 348.

Caracalla, AD 198-217. AR Antoninianus, 23mm (5.24 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM / Sol, radiate, standing front, head left, raising right hand and holding globe, P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P. RIC IV-I 264c (pg. 250); RSC III 287.

Elagabalus, AD 218-222. AR Denarius, 20mm (2.75 gm). Laureate and draped bust right, IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG / Salus standing right, feeding a snake which she holds in her arms, SALVS ANTONINI AVG. RIC IV-II 140 (pg. 37); RSC III 256; RCV II 7543.

Elagabalus, AD 218-222. AR Antoninianus, 21mm (5.37 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP ANTONINVS AVG / Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae, TEMPORVM FELICITAS. RIC IV-II 149 (pg. 38); RSC III 281; RCV II 7499.

Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. AR Denarius, 20mm (3.65 gm). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG / Mars walking right, holding spear and shield, MARS VLTOR. RIC IV-II 246 (pg. 89); RSC III 161a; RCV II 7882.

Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. AR Denarius, 21mm (2.87 gm). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG / Mars walking right, holding spear and shield, MARS VLTOR. RIC IV-II 246 (pg. 89); RSC III 161a; RCV II 7882.

Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. AR Denarius, 20mm (3.10 gm). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG / Spes walking left, holding flower and raising skirt, SPES PVBLICA. RIC IV-II 254 (pg. 89); RSC III 546; RCV II 7927.

Julia Maesa, sister of Julia Domna and grandmother to Elagabalus and Severus Alexander. AR Denarius, 19mm (2.73 gm). Draped bust right, IVLIA MAESA AVG / Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus and sacrificing over lighted altar; * in right field, SAECVLI FE-LICITAS. RIC IV-II 271 (pg. 50); RSC III 45; RCV II 7757.

Julia Maesa, sister of Julia Domna and grandmother to Elagabalus and Severus Alexander. AR Antoninianus, 21mm (5.17 gm). Diademed bust right, on crescent, IVLIA MAESA AVG / Pietas standing left, raising right hand over lighted altar and holding incense box, PIETAS AVG. RIC IV-II 264 (pg. 50); RSC III 30; RCV II 7747.

Maximinus I, AD 235-238. AR Denarius, 20mm (3.01 gm). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG / Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm, VICTORIA AVG. RIC IV-II 16 (pg. 141); RSC III 99a.

Gordian III, AD 238-244. AR Antoninianus, 21mm (4.54 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP CAES GORDIANVS PIVS AVG / Liberalitas standing front, head left, holding abacus and cornucopiae, LIBERALITAS AVG II. RIC IV-III 53 (pg. 21); RSC IV 133.

Gordian III, AD 238-244. AR Antoninianus, 24mm (5.21 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / Sol standing front, head left, raising right hand and holding globe, AETER-NITATI AVG. RIC IV-III 83 (pg. 24); RSC IV 41.

Gordian III, AD 238-244. AR Antoninianus, 22mm (3.78 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; wheel under seat, FORT REDVX. RIC IV-III 143 (pg. 31); RSC IV 97.

Gordian III, AD 238-244. AR Antoninianus, 25.10 mm (5.41 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / Victory standing left, leaning on shield and holding palm; captive under shield, VICTORIA AETERNA. RIC IV-III 156 (pg. 31); RSC IV 353.

Gordian III, AD 238-244. AE Sestertius, 30mm x 31mm (17.41 gm). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / Sol standing front, head left, raising right hand and holding globe, AETER-NITATI AVG. RIC IV-III 297a (pg. 48).

Gordian III, AD 238-244. AE Sestertius, 28.62 mm (16.60 gm). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and anchor, LAETITIA AVG N S-C. RIC IV-III 300a (pg. 48).

Philip I, AD 244-249. AR Antoninianus, 24.37 mm (4.51 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP PHILIPPVS AVG / She-wolf standing left, suckling the twins, SAECVLARES AVGG; II in exergue. RIC IV-III 15 (pg. 70); RSC IV 178.

Philip I, AD 244-249. AR Antoninianus, 23.48 mm (5.57 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG / Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm, VICTORIA AVG. RIC IV-III 49b (pg. 74); RSC IV 227.

Philip I, AD 244-249. AR Antoninianus, 22.92 mm (3.87 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP PHILIPPVS AVG / FELI-CITAS IMPP in three lines in laurel wreath. RIC IV-III 60 (pg. 75); RSC IV 39.

Otacilia Severa, wife of Philip I. AR Antoninianus, 22.95 mm (4.17 gm). Diademed and draped bust right, on crescent, M OTACIL SEVERA AVG / Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae, CONCORDIA AVGG. RIC IV-III 125c (pg. 83); RSC IV 4.

Philip II, AD 247-249. AR Antoninianus, 23.08 mm (4.70 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP PHILIPPVS AVG / Goat walking left, SAECVLARES AVGG; III in exergue. RIC IV-III 224 (pg. 97); RSC IV 72.

Volusian, AD 251-253.  AR Antoninianus, 22.06 mm (3.59 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG / Emperor standing left, sacrificing over lighted tripod and holding short sceptre, P M TR P IIII COS II. RIC IV-III 141 (pg. 175); RSC IV 94.

Valerian, AD 253-260. AR Antoninianus, 21.46 mm (3.47 gm). Radiate and draped bust right, IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG / Apollo standing right, drawing bow, APOLINI PROPVG. RIC V-I 74 (pg. 45); RSC IV 25.

Gallienus, AD 253-268. AE Antoninianus, 20.76 mm (2.45 gm). Radiate head right, GALLIENVS AVG / Panther walking left, LIBERO P CONS AVG; B in exergue. RIC V-I 230 (pg. 151).

Claudius Gothicus, AD 268-270. AE Antoninianus, 20.34 mm (2.84 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG / Mars advancing right, holding spear and trophy, MARS VLTOR. RIC V-I 66 (pg. 216).

Aurelian, AD 270-275. AE Antoninianus, 22.07 mm (3.84 gm). Radiate and cuirassed bust right, IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG / Sol standing left, between two captives, right hand raised, left holding globe, ORIENS AVG; T in exergue. RIC V-I 61 (pg. 271); Gobl 118a3.

Tacitus, AD 275-276. AE Antoninianus, 23.85 mm (3.71 gm). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG / Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and anchor, LAETITIA FVND; XXIB in exergue. RIC V-I 89 (pg. 335).

Probus, AD 276-282. AE Antoninianus, 21.11 mm (4.02 gm). Radiate and cuirassed bust right, IMP C PROBVS AVG / Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre; captive at foot, ADVEN-TVS AVG; R (thunderbolt) Δ in exergue. RIC V-II 156 (pg. 34).

Probus, AD 276-282. AE Antoninianus, 21.72 mm (3.49 gm). Radiate and cuirassed bust right, IMP PROB-VS P F AVG / Jupiter standing, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, IOVI CONS PROB AVG; R (thunderbolt) B in exergue. RIC V-II 173 (pg. 36).

Probus, AD 276-282. AE Antoninianus, 24.96 mm (3.93 gm). Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle, IMP PRO-BVS AVG / Roma seated in temple, holding Victory and sceptre, ROMAE AETER; R (crescent) B in exergue. RIC V-II 185 (pg. 37).

Numerian, AD 283-284. AE Antoninianus, 21.54 mm (4.01 gm). Radiate and cuirassed bust right, IMP C NVMERIANVS P F AVG / Emperor standing left between two captives, holding globe and sceptre, VNDIQVE VICTORES; KA (squiggle) in exergue. RIC V-II 422 (pg. 196).

Telford Collection of Ancient Coins