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Ancient Roman And Other Hammered Coins

Ancient Roman and other numismatic antiquities. Some Roman coins may be considered British, they were used on a day to day basis within the whole of the Roman Empire and that included most of Britain from 43AD to 410AD. Ancient hammered coins, be they Roman, Turkish or Syrian remain fascinating pieces of history, amazing survivors and pose all sorts of questions. How did a second century BC Persian daric make its way to a field in Jersey ?

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Emperor Antoninus Pius Copper As, 139AD

Emperor Antoninus Pius Copper As, 139AD

As Hadrian's health deteriorated and with the death of his heir, Aelius Caesar, on New Years day138AD, a successor had to be selected. Antoninus was the chosen heir to be adopted by Hadrian. However, there were certain stipulations that Hadrian put forwar

£75.00

Emperor Trajan Copper As AD 114-117

Emperor Trajan Copper As AD 114-117

Trajan is considered to be one of the greatest Emperors, famous for his building works. He built the first shopping mall, Trajan's Market, it was a large complex allowing merchants to sell their wares from all over the nation from its stalls, offices and

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Emperor Augustus Octavian Copper As M. Maecilius Tullus Moneyer 7 BC

Emperor Augustus Octavian Copper As M. Maecilius Tullus Moneyer 7 BC

Augustus (Octavian) was the founder and first emperor of the Roman Empire. He is arguably one of the best emperors and ruled from 27 BC to 14 AD. He married three times but had only one daughter

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Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Silver Denarius, Felicitas, Rome , AD 176

Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Silver Denarius, Felicitas, Rome , AD 176

Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Silver Denarius, Felicitas, Rome , AD 176

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Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, Struck Under Emperor Antoninus Pius, Silver Denarius, Minerva, AD 148-9

Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, Struck Under Emperor Antoninus Pius, Silver Denarius, Minerva, AD 148-9

Marcus Aurelius was the last of a series of emperors of Rome known as the 'Five Good Emperors'; bringing peace and stability, the 'Pax Romana.' He was born in AD 121 and died in 180. As a person of studious disposition, he was a dedicated student of langu

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Emperor Hadrian Silver Denarius, Annona Seated Reverse 126-127AD

Emperor Hadrian Silver Denarius, Annona Seated Reverse 126-127AD

Hadrian was only ten when he entered the household of Trajan, but must have made an impression. He entered military service and enjoyed the life. In 117AD he was governor of Syria when he heard of Trajan's sudden death. It was Trajan's wife, Plotina, that

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Emperor Marcus Aurelius Silver Denarius, Genius Rome  AD 175

Emperor Marcus Aurelius Silver Denarius, Genius Rome AD 175

Marcus Aurelius was the last of a series of emperors of Rome known as the 'Five Good Emperors'; bringing peace and stability, the 'Pax Romana.' He was born in AD 121 and died in 180. As a person of studious disposition, he was a dedicated student of langu

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Emperor Augustus Octavian Copper As Moneyer Asinius Gallus 16 BC

Emperor Augustus Octavian Copper As Moneyer Asinius Gallus 16 BC

Augustus (Octavian) was the founder and first emperor of the Roman Empire. He is arguably one of the best emperors and ruled from 27 BC to 14 AD. He married three time but had only one daughter who could not take the throne. He adopted his grandsons and f

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Emperor Constantius II Silver Siliqua AD 351-355

Emperor Constantius II Silver Siliqua AD 351-355

Constantius was the son of Constantine (the Great) and born in 317. He was made Caesar at the age of seven and commander of Gaul at the age of ten! He became in 337. His reign saw constant warfare on the borders, civil unrest and torment between his famil

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Emperor Domitian Copper As Moneta AD 90-91

Emperor Domitian Copper As Moneta AD 90-91

Moneta or Juno Moneta was the Roman goddess of protection of funds and has given her name to the modern words money and monetisation. In ancient Rome, the coinage was struck in the Temple of Juno and a legend tells of when Gallic warriors tried to attack

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Ancient Greek Istros Thracian Silver Stater/Drachm Inverted Heads 400-350 BC

Ancient Greek Istros Thracian Silver Stater/Drachm Inverted Heads 400-350 BC

Normally, the two-headed configuration on coins is side-by-side, the same way up, depicting kings and queens or two brothers etc. and this is called 'jugate' by coin collectors. Here, the heads are side-by-side but one is inverted. There are two versions

£260.00

Emperor Augustus, Copper As, 7 BC

Emperor Augustus, Copper As, 7 BC

Augustus (Octavian) was the founder and first emperor of the Roman Empire. He is arguably one of the best emperors and ruled from 27 BC to 14 AD. He married three time but had only one daughter who could not take the throne. He adopted his grandsons and f

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Lucilla (Daughter of Emperor Marcus Aurelius) Brass Sestertius, 164-167 AD

Lucilla (Daughter of Emperor Marcus Aurelius) Brass Sestertius, 164-167 AD

Lucilla was the second daughter of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina II and was born 149 AD. She seems to have had a very sad life, starting with her betrothal to Lucius Verus at the age of only twelve. To make matters worse, he had been betrothed to her own m

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Faustina II or Younger (Wife of Emperor Marcus Aurelius), Brass Sestertius, 161-175 AD

Faustina II or Younger (Wife of Emperor Marcus Aurelius), Brass Sestertius, 161-175 AD

austina married Marcus Aurelius in 145 AD, however, since his predecessor, Antoninus Pius, had adopted Aurelius, he was effectively marrying his sister.

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Emperor Augustus, Silver Denarius, 7-6 BC

Emperor Augustus, Silver Denarius, 7-6 BC

This silver denarius comes from the time of the birth of Jesus (6-4 BC), struck approximately 7-6 BC. I may well have been used in combination with other coinages in Judea and the surrounding areas. Augustus was emperor over the vicinity, but he made Hero

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Emperor Trajan, Silver Denarius, 108AD

Emperor Trajan, Silver Denarius, 108AD

Trajan is considered to be the most successful emperor the Roman Empire ever had, despite reigning for only 19 years. He was born in 53 AD and adopted by Nerva in 97 AD whose weak leadership needed a popular military figure to improve his standing. Howeve

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Sabina (Wife of Emperor Hadrian) Copper As, 133 AD

Sabina (Wife of Emperor Hadrian) Copper As, 133 AD

Vibia Sabina was the daughter of Trajan's' favourite niece, Matidia, and when Sabina married Hadrian in 100 AD, it would have seemed that Hadrian was set for an imperial future. They had a 37 year marriage but it was childless and rumours were rife that

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Emperor Hadrian, Silver Denarius, 134-138 AD

Emperor Hadrian, Silver Denarius, 134-138 AD

Hadrian became emperor of the Roman Empire in 117 AD and saw it as a divine mission to keep the empire in one piece. When rebellion broke out in Britannia in 119, he sent 3,000 troops and ordered the construction of a wall to keep out the barbarians. Now

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Emperor Nerva, Silver Denarius, 97 AD

Emperor Nerva, Silver Denarius, 97 AD

Nerva was emperor from 96 to 98 AD. He came to the throne at the age of 66 after spending most of his life in service to Nero and the Imperial Court, but his reign was marred by his inability to assert his authority over the army. Having no children, the

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Emperor Tiberius, Silver Denarius, 'Tribute Penny' after 16 AD

Emperor Tiberius, Silver Denarius, 'Tribute Penny' after 16 AD

This coin is sometimes called the 'Tribute Penny' and is believed to be the coin that was shown to Jesus by spies to trick him into opposing the emperor which would lead to his arrest. He gave it back, stating the famous quote, "Render unto Caesar th

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Emperor Augustus, Silver Denarius, 7-6 BC

Emperor Augustus, Silver Denarius, 7-6 BC

This silver denarius comes from the time of the birth of Jesus (6-4 BC), struck approximately 7-6 BC. It may well have been used in combination with other coinages in Judea and the surrounding areas. Augustus was emperor over the vicinity, but he made Her

£230.00

Roman, L. Autronius, Silver Denarius 180 BC

Roman, L. Autronius, Silver Denarius 180 BC

Helmeted head of Roma, right, X (a denomination mark) behind head, The Dioscuri, each holding a spear, on horseback galloping right, AVTR in monogram below, ROMA in exergue

£260.00

Emperor Antoninus Pius Copper As, 138AD

Emperor Antoninus Pius Copper As, 138AD

Emperor Antoninus Pius Copper As, 138AD

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Ancient Greek, Akarnania, Leukas, Silver Stater, 320-280BC

Ancient Greek, Akarnania, Leukas, Silver Stater, 320-280BC

Pegasus with curved wings flying left, Greek symbol Lamda beneath. Head of Athena wearing Corinthian helmet pushed back on head, Lamda below and mast with yard-arm behind

£270.00

Roman L. Antestius Gragulus Silver Denarius 136BC

Roman L. Antestius Gragulus Silver Denarius 136BC

The quadriga on the reverse, was an unusual configuration for the horses instead of the more usual two in front and two behind, as it was particularly unstable. It was used in the Olympic games and other contests as it symbolised triumph and was the chari

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Roman P Fonteius P.F. Capito Silver Denarius 55BC

Roman P Fonteius P.F. Capito Silver Denarius 55BC

Obverse: [P FONTE]IVS P F CAPITO III VIR, helmeted and draped bust of Mars, right, with trophy over shoulder. Reverse: MN FONT TR MIL (MN and NT in monogram), horseman galloping right about to spear a warrior below who is attacking a third disarmed comba

£175.00

Roman Mn. Aquillus Silver Denarius 65BC

Roman Mn. Aquillus Silver Denarius 65BC

Mn. Aquillius is celebrating the successes of his ancestor in Sicily. Roman, Mn. Aquillus Denarius 65BC

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Ancient Greek Thracian Apollonia Pontika Silver Drachm 450-400BC

Ancient Greek Thracian Apollonia Pontika Silver Drachm 450-400BC

Ancient Greek Thracian Apollonia Pontika silver drachm 450-400BC

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Sasanian Empire Hammered Silver Drachm, Khusro II 580-628AD

Sasanian Empire Hammered Silver Drachm, Khusro II 580-628AD

Sasanian Empire hammered silver drachm, Khusro II 580-628AD

£51.00

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