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Silver and Bronze Coins of the Fourth Century

The coins below are listed in order of Emperors and then by price. 
Unless otherwise indicated, these coins measure c19 mm across.
If you are interested in buying any of these coins, please email us to check that it is still available,
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Identified Silver Coins

Constantine I (307-337) reformed the coinage by introducing a new gold coin, the solidus (1/72 of 1 lb of gold)
and two silver coins, the miliarense ( value = 1/18th of a solidus) and the siliqua ( value = 1/24th of a solidus)

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Magnus Maximus
Usurper in the West (
ruling in Britain, Gaul, Spain and Africa), 383-388 AD
Maximus was killed when he tried to invade Italy


RC 3231 Magnus Maximus
- silver siliqua (18 mm, 2 grams)
obverse - DN MAG MAXIMVS PF AVG
reverse - VIRTVS ROMANORVM - Roma enthroned holding globe and spear.
TRPS - mint of Trier, second workshop.
SOLD
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Arcadius
Emperor in the East, 383 - 408 AD


RC 3230 Arcadius - silver siliqua  - heavily clipped (14 mm, 1.2 grams)
obverse - DN ARCADIVS PF AVG
reverse - VOT X MVLT XX inside laurel wreath.
CONS - mint of Constantinople.
85
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Identified Bronze Coins
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Maximianus, 286-305 and 306-308 and 310 AD


RC 3105 - Maximianus - follis - post abdication coinage of 305-6 AD
obverse - DN MAXIMINIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVG
reverse - PROVIDENT DEOR QVIESS AVGG - Providence and Quies (Tranquility) standing.
S F in field, PTR in exergue - mint of Trier
40

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RC 3137 - Maximianus - second reign 306-8 AD - follis (27 mm) - Rome mint 307 AD
obverse - IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
reverse - SACRA MON VRB AVGG ET CAESS NN
Moneta (money supply) standing with scales & cornucopia
65

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Galerius,  305-311 AD

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RC 3117 - Galerius as Caesar 293-305 AD

RC 3117 - Galerius
as Caesar (293-305 AD) large follis (24 mm)
obverse - GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES
reverse - GENIO POPULI ROMANI - Genius standing with laurel wreath and cornucopia.
(from an old collection)
25

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RC 3229 - Galerius as Caesar 293-305 AD

RC 3229 - Galerius as Caesar (293-305 AD) large follis (28 mm)
obverse - MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES
reverse - SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART - Carthage holding fruits and corn ears.
65

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Maxentius, 307 to 312 AD

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RC 3134 - Maxentius (307-312) - follis (25 mm) of 307 AD
obverse - IMP MAXENTIVS PF AVG
reverse - CONSERV VRBS SUAE - Roma seated in Temple
AQ(?) S - mint of Aquileia
(from an old collection)
48

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Fausta, second wife of Constantine I

RC 2651 - Fausta (wife of Constantine I)


RC 2651 - Fausta (wife of Constantine I) - bronze approx 19 mm
obverse - FLAV MAX FAVSTA AVG
reverse - SPES REIPVBICAE
Fausta standing cradling Constantine Junior and Constantius
Fausta was the second wife of Constantine I and mother of 3 of his sons
A nice portrait but the coin has been pierced for suspension at the top
45

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Maximinus II, 309 to 313 AD

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RC 954 - Maximinus II (309-313 AD) - bronze follis

 
RC 954 - Maximinus II (309-313 AD) - bronze follis (22 mm)
obverse  - MAXIMINVS PF AVG
reverse - IOVE CONSERVATORI AVGG
Jupiter standing, holding globe with laurel wreath below
28

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Crispus, Caesar, 317 to 326 AD

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RC 161 - Crispus (Caesar 317-326 under Constantine I)
obverse - FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES (bronze AE3 of c19 mm)
reverse - CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
laurel wreath around VOT X (referring to the annual public vows)
30

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RC 655 - Crispus (Caesar 317-326 under Constantine I) - CRISPVS NOB CAESAR
reverse - VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP - two victories resting shield on altar
30

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Vetriano, 350 AD

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RC 3190 - Vetriano, 350 - follis (21mm)
obverse -  DN VETRIANO PF AVG
reverse - [CONCORDIA] MILITVM - Vetriano standing with two Christian standards.
SIS - mint of Siscia
(from an old collection)
225 -
RARE

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Decentius, Caesar 351 to 353 AD

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RC 2940 - Decentius, Caesar 351-3 under Magnentius - cententionalis
obverse -  MAG DECENTIVS CAESAR
reverse - VICTORIAE DD NN [AVG ET CAES]- 2 winged Victories inscribing a shield
marked VOT X MVL XX
(from an old collection)
38 -
SCARCE

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Constantius Gallus, Caesar 351 to 354 AD

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RC 3128 - Constantius Gallus, Caesar 351-4 under Magnentius - cententionalis
obverse -  DN CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES
reverse - FEL TEMP REPARATIO - soldier spearing fallen horseman.
P CON - mint of Arles
(from an old collection)
42 -
SCARCE

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