Coins of the Later Third Century, 238 - 296AD

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The Emperors of the later Third Century and their coin types are:

Maximinus I (235 - 238 AD) - antoniniani - denarii -  sestertii - dupondii/asi

Maximus (235 - 238 AD) - denarii - sestertii - dupondii/asi

Gordian I and II, Balbinus and Pupenius (238 AD) - denarii - sestertii - dupondii/asi

Gordian III (238 - 244 AD) - antoniniani - denarii -  sestertii - dupondii/asi

Philip I (244 - 249 AD) - antoniniani - denarii -  sestertii - dupondii/asi

Otacilia Severa (wife of Philip I) - antoniniani - denarii -  sestertii - dupondii/asi

Philip II (247 - 249 AD) - antoniniani - denarii -  sestertii - dupondii/asi

Trajan Decius (249 - 251 AD) - antoniniani - denarii -  sestertii - dupondii/asi

Herennius Etruscus and Hostilian (both 251 AD)

Trebonianus Gallus and Volusian (both 251-253 AD), Aemilian (253 AD)

Valerian I (253 - 260 AD) - antoniniani, also listed in our Under 20 section

Gallienus (253 - 268 AD) - antoniniani, also listed in Chalfont St Peter Hoard, also in our Under 20 section

Salonina (wife of Gallienus) - antoniniani, also listed in our Under 20 section

Postumus (259 - 268 AD) - antoniniani, also listed in Chalfont St Peter Hoard, also in our Under 20 section

Victorinus (268 - 270 AD) - antoniniani, also listed in Normanby Hoard and in our Under 20 selection

Claudius II Gothicus (268 - 270) - antoniniani

Tetricus I and II (270 - 273 AD) - antoniniani

Aurelian (270 - 275 AD) - antoniniani

Tacitus (275 - 276 AD) - antoniniani

Probus (276 - 282) - antoniniani, also in our Under 20 section

Carus (282 - 283 AD) - antoniniani

Numerian (283 - 284 AD) - antoniniani

Carinus (283 - 285 AD) - antoniniani

Diocletian (284 - 305 AD) - pre-reform* antoniniani
* for Diocletian's post-reform coinage see our Fourth Century list.

Carausius (287 - 293 AD) - antoniniani

Allectus (293 - 296 AD) - antoniniani

 

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