Coin Catalogue

Anonymous, Interregnal or Commemorative Coinage




AR Denarius


RIC 9, C 396 Denarius Obv: BONEVENT – Woman’s head right.
Rev: ROMARENASC – Roma standing right, holding Victory and scepter. 68-69 (Spain). $400 9/24/03.



RIC 54, C 414 Denarius Obv: MARSVLTOR – Mars advancing right, aiming javelin and holding shield.
Rev: No legend – SPQR within wreath. 68-69 (Gaul). $700 9/24/03.



RIC 72, C 420 Denarius Obv: SALVSGENERISHVMANI – Victory standing leftt on globe, holding wreath and palm.
Rev: SPQR – Legend in one line within oak wreath. [Issued by an unknown general during the Civil War]. March – May 68 (Gaul).



RIC 73b, C 421 Denarius Obv: SALVSGENERISHVMANI – Victory standing right on globe, holding palm and wreath.
Rev: SPQR – Legend in one line within oak wreath. [Issued by an unknown general during the Civil War]. March – May 68 (Gaul).



RIC 121, BMC 65, BN 75, C 363 (Galba) Denarius Obv: FIDES/EXERCITVVM – Hands, in handshake.
Rev: FIDES/PRAETORIANORVM – Hands, in handshake. c.69 (Gaul).




AR Siliqua


Unlisted Half Siliqua Obv: No legend – Eight pointed star.
Rev: No legend – Wreath. [This mysterious issue is known to have been minted circa 330. It can be speculated that the symbolism of the star taken in conjunction with the year is meant to commemorate the recently deceased Helena (Constantine’s mother). See RIC 50 under Helena for comparison.]



Unlisted RIC, Vagi 3051 Half Siliqua Obv: No legend – Helmeted Constantinople, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: Large K. [This unlisted type is probably associated with a donative commemorating the founding of Constantinople shortly after the year 330 and minted in Rome].



Unlisted RIC, Vagi 3052 Third of Siliqua Obv: No legend – Diademed, draped bust right, wearing necklace of pearls
Rev: No legend – Large K within beaded border. [The portrait on this coin is almost certainly that of Helena, Constantine I’s mother. The issue was probably struck in memoriam]. c.330 (Constantinopolis).



Unlisted Third of Siliqua Obv: No legend – Helmeted Constantinople, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: Large R. [This unlisted type is probably associated with a donative commemorating the founding of Constantinople shortly after the year 330 and minted in Rome].




AE Tessera


Unlisted Tessera Obv: No legend – Erotic scene atop bed.
Rev: No legend – V within wreath. c.14-34. $3,250 4/1/01.



Unlisted Tessera Obv: No legend – Cuirassed bust of Germanicus right, scepter over left shoulder, within linear frame; all within wreath.
Rev: No legend – IIII within beaded border surrounded by wreath. c.22-37. $500 4/1/01.



Unlisted Tessera Obv: No legend – Laureate head of Tiberius left, lituus before, within linear frame; all within wreath.
Rev: No legend – IIII within beaded border surrounded by wreath. c.22-37. $350 4/1/01.



Unlisted Tessera Obv: No legend – Laureate head of Tiberius left, within beaded frame; all within wreath.
Rev: No legend – VI within beaded border surrounded by wreath. c.22-37. $200 4/1/01.



Unlisted Tessera Obv: No legend – Head of Livia left.
Rev: No legend – I within beaded border surrounded by wreath. c.34-37. $500 4/1/01.



Unlisted Tessera Obv: No legend – Bare head of Augustus right, within linear frame; all within wreath.
Rev: No legend – VII within beaded border surrounded by wreath. c.34-37. $300 4/1/01.



Unlisted Tessera Obv: No legend – Bare head of Claudius left, star above; all within wreath.
Rev: No legend – II within wreath. c.50-54. $350 4/1/01.



Unlisted Tessera Obv: No legend – VL monogram.
Rev: No legend – Circular outline, blank within. c.1-100. $200 4/1/01.




AE Semis


RIC 35, C 30 Semis Obv: No legend – Bare head right.
Rev: No legend – Wreath, S C wihin.




AE Quadrans


RIC 7 (II) Quadrans Obv: No legend – Minerva helmeted bust right.
Rev: Owl standing left; S C across fields. c.90-160.



RIC 19 (II), C 26 Quadrans Obv: No legend – Mars helmeted, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: No legend – Cuirass; S C across fields. c.81-161. $100 5/21/03.



RIC 21 (II), C 32 Quadrans Obv: No legend – Mars helmeted, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: No legend – Cuirass; S C across fields. c.81-161.



RIC 36 (II), C 2 Quadrans Obv: No legend – Rhinoceros left.
Rev: No legend – Branch; S C across fields. c.81-161.



BMC anecdotal (p.412 #7) Quadrans Obv: No legend – Two horseshoes.
Rev: TRIVMP – Branch; S C across fields. c.81-96.



RIC 1016 (Hadrian), C 1514 Quadrans Obv: ROMA – Roma helmeted, draped bust right.
Rev: DARDANICI – Ceres(?) standing left, holding grain ears and raising skirt. c.100-140.



Unlisted Quadrans Obv: No legend – Pegasus seated left, wheel to left.
Rev: No legend – Tripod; S C across fields.




AE3 Constantinople Commemoratives (Constantinoplis)


RIC 26 (VIII Alexandria), LRBC 1443 AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMAL• – Victory standing left on galley prow, holding spear and shield. 337-340 (Constantinopolis).



RIC 63 (VII, Constantinople) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: CONS – Victory standing left on galley prow, holding spear and shield. 330-333 (Constantinopolis).



RIC 79 (VII, Constantinople) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: CONS• – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 333-335 (Constantinopolis). $4 9/20/03.



RIC 86 (VII, Constantinople) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: •CONS• – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 330-333 (Constantinopolis).



RIC 92 (VII, Antioch) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMAN – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 330-333 (Antioch). $27 1/22/03.



RIC 93 (VII, Cyzicus) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: Exe: SMK – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 331-334 (Cyzicus).



RIC 107 (VII, Cyzicus) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: •SMK – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 332-335 (Cyzicus).



RIC 115 (VII, Heraclea) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMH – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 330-333 (Rome). $2 3/8/03.



RIC 120 (VII, Cyzicus) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No Legend Exe: SMK – Victory standing left on prow of a galley, holding transverse across her body spear and shield. 335-336 (Cyzicus). $4 1/6/03.



RIC 120 (VII, Heraclea) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: •SMH – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield.



RIC 125 (VII, Heraclea) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: •SMH• – Victory standing left, right foot on prow, holding scepter and leaning on shield. $3 1/11/03.



RIC 135 (Heraclea) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: •/•SMH• – Victory standing left, right foot on prow, holding scepter and leaning on shield.



RIC 157 (Heraclea) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: GLORIAEXERCITVS Exe: SMH – Two soldiers standing either side of a standard.



RIC 188 (VII, Thessalonica) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMTS – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shieldgalley, holding transverse spear across her body and shield. 330-333 (Thessalonica).



RIC 196 (VII, Nicomedia) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMN – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 330-335 (Nicomedia).



RIC 224 (VII, Siscia) AE3 Obv: Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No Legend Exe: SIS – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 330-333 (Siscia). $60 7/1/04.



RIC 241 (VII, Siscia), LRBC 751 AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No Legend Exe: •SIS• – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 334-335 (Siscia).



RIC 251 (VII, Lyons) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: LG – Victory on prow left. 332 (Lugdunum).



RIC 332 (VII, Rome) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: RF – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 332 (Rome).



RIC 339 (VII, Rome) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: RB – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 330-331 (Rome). $34 12/30/02.



RIC 530 (VII, Trier) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: TR – Victory on prow left. 332-333 (Treveri).



RIC 548 (VII, Trier) AE3 Obv: CONSTANTINOPLIS – Constantinopolis helmeted, laureate bust left, holding scepter over shoulder.
Rev: No legend Exe: TR – Victory standing left, stepping on galley prow, cradling scepter and resting hand on shield. 332-333 (Treveri).




AE3 Constantinople Commemoratives (Roma)


RIC 53 (VIII, Constantinople), LRBC 1151 AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMN – VOT/XX/MVLT/XXX within wreath. 347-348 (Nicomedia).



RIC 62 (VII, Constantinople) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: CONS – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above.



RIC 63 (VII, Alexandria) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMAL – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. [Same as RIC 70]. 330-337 (Alexandria). $3 9/20/03.



RIC 72 (VII, Cyzicus) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMK – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above.



RIC 78 (VII, Constantinople) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: CONS• – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. $18 3/31/03.



RIC 90 (VII, Cyzicus) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMK – Wolf and twins Romulus and Remus, above are two stars.



RIC 105 (VII, Cyzicus) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: •SMK – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. 332-335 (Cyzicus). $5 2/17/03.



RIC 119 (VII, Nicomedia) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: •SMN – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; star on either side of three stacked dots. $15 7/12/02.



RIC 119 (VII, Heraclea) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: •SMH – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. 330-333 (Heraclea).



RIC 124 (VII, Heraclea) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: •SMH• – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. $3 2/10/03.



RIC 129 (VII, Heraclea) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: (three stacked dots)/SMH – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. $37 4/10/04.



RIC 134 (VII, Heraclea) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: ••SMH• – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. 330-333 (Heraclea). $8 10/6/02.



RIC 143 (VII, Heraclea) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMH – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above.



RIC 154 (VII, Constantinopolis) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: GLORIAEXERCITVS Exe: CONS – Two soldiers standing either side of a standard.



RIC 156 (VIII, Heraclea), LRBC 941 AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: GLORIAEXERCITVS Exe: SMH – Two soldiers standing either side of a standard. 337-340 (Heraclea).



RIC 195 (VII, Nicomedia) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: (three stacked dots)/SMN – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; star on either side of three stacked dots above.



RIC 205 (VII, Nicomedia) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMN – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. 336-337 (Nicomedia).



RIC 222 (VII, Siscia), LRBC 745 AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No Legend Exe: SIS – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. $11 12/14/02.



RIC 229 (VII, Thessalonica) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: SMTS – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above.



RIC 240 (VII, Siscia), LRBC 750 AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No Legend Exe: •SIS• – She-wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus, two stars above.



RIC 331 (VII, Rome) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: RF – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above. 330 (Rome). $13 2/3/03.



RIC 368 (VII, Arles) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: /SCONS – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; branch above with star on either side.



RIC 373 (VII, Arles) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: /SCONS – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above.



RIC 542 (VII, Trier) AE3 Obv: VRBSROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: No legend Exe: TR• – Wolf standing left, suckling Romulus and Remus; two stars above.




AE4


RIC 22 (VIII, Constantinople), LRBC 1067 AE3 Obv: POPROMANVS – Roma laureate, draped bust left, holding cornucopia.
Rev: No legend – CONS over within wreath. 330 (Constantinopolis).



RIC 104 (VIII, Rome), LRBC 611 AE3 Obv: ROMA – Roma helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: No legend – Roma standing left, holding spear and resting hand on shield; P R across fields. [This rare type is a commemorative along the lines of the Constantinople commemoratives of the previous decade. They were issued jointly under Constans and Constantius II]. c.348 (Rome).



RIC 448 (VII, Constantinople) AE3 Obv: POPROMANVS – Laureate, draped bust left holding cornucopia.
Rev: No Legend, Exe: CONS – Wreath, star within. $165 5/27/02.



Vagi 2955 AE4 Obv: IOVICONSERVATORI – Jupiter seated left, holding globe and scepter.
Rev: VICTORIAAVGG Exe: /ANT – Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm branch. c.310 (Antioch). $21 10/25/03.



Vagi 2960 AE4 Obv: DEOSARAPIDI – Serapis head right, modius atop.
Rev: SANCTONILO Exe: ALE – Nilus laying right, holding reed and cornucopia. c.310 (Alexandria).



Vagi 3390 AE3 Obv: ISISFARIA – Draped bust of Isis left wearing hem-hem crown, holding sistrum and basket with fruits in left.
Rev: VOTAPPVBLICA – Isis seated facing, head right, suckling Horus.



Unlisted AE4 Obv: GENIOANTOCHENI – Genius of Antioch seated, facing; Orontes swimming below.
Rev: APOLLONISANCTO Exe: /SMA – Apollo standing left, holding patera and lyre. [Semi autonomous issue under Maximinus II, see ‘The last civic coinages and the religious policy of Maximinus Daza’, J. van Heesch]. c.310 (Antioch).


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