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gold coin of western roman emperor Julius Valerius Maiorianus (457-461 C.E.) "the last one who tried to change an already scripted fate"

gold coin of western roman emperor Julius Valerius Maiorianus C.) the last one who tried to change an already scripted fate

ROMAN MONEY 1ST-3RD CE Gold aureus with facing portrait of Postumus (260-269), who led a revolt against Emperor Gallienus and ruled over Britain, Gaul and Spain but never acchieved total control. CM 1864.11-28.141 British Museum, London, Great Britain

ROMAN MONEY CE Gold aureus with facing portrait of Postumus who led a revolt against Emperor Gallienus and ruled over Britain, Gaul and Spain but never acchieved total control

Solidus of Constantius II (Sole Emperor, 350–361), 350–361  This coin was struck in Rome, probably in the year 350 by Constantius II, one of the four sons of Constantine the Great.  http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/04.35.18

Solidus of Constantius II (Sole Emperor, Byzantine Gold This coin was struck in Rome, probably in the year 350 by Constantius II, one of the four sons of Constantine the Great.

Gold Solidus of Valentinian I (364–75)  Date: 364–375 Geography: Made in, Nicomedia (now Izmit, Turkey) Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold @ http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/170002544?rpp=20

Gold Solidus of Valentinian I Date: Geography: Made in, Nicomedia (now Izmit, Turkey) Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold

Hadrian gold Aureus. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate draped bust right / P M TR P COS III, Jupiter standing facing with thunderbolt & sceptre

O’Brien Coin Guide: Roman Emperors and their Coins, Part III

Hadrian gold Aureus. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate draped bust right / P M TR P COS III, Jupiter standing facing with thunderbolt & sceptre

Carus ruled as emperor from 282-283. Like the prior emperors, his time was spent fighting the Goths and other tribes along the Danube. While fighting in mesopotamia, he died, although the causes are unknown. He left two sons, Carinus and Numerian, as co-emperors.

Roman emperor en:Carus on a later coin.

22 March 238 – Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman emperors

Gordian II was the Roman Emperor, for only one month with his father, Gordian I, in 238 (the so-called Year of Six Emperors). Seeking to overthrow the Emperor Maximinus Thrax, he died in battle outside of Carthage.

The ‘Judea Capta’ Coins Aureus (gold coin) c.70 CE   Obv.: Laureate head r. of Vespasian; IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG TR P (‘Imperator Caesar Vespasianus Augustus, with Tribunician Power’) Rev.: Triumphal quadriga, in exergue: TRIVMP AVG (‘Triumph of the Emperor’)   The victory of Rome over Judea and the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE were commemorated in various ways, including the minting of numerous gold coins depicting the victorious emperor, mourning Jewesses, and the trophy.

The ‘Judea Capta’ Coins Aureus (gold coin) c.70 CE Obv.: Laureate head r. of Vespasian; IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG TR P (‘Imperator Caesar Vespasianus Augustus, with Tribunician Power’) Rev.: Triumphal quadriga, in exergue: TRIVMP AVG (‘Triumph of the Emperor’) The victory of Rome over Judea and the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE were commemorated in various ways, including the minting of numerous gold coins depicting the victorious emperor, mourning Jewesses, and the trophy.

A silver denarius minted under one of Rome's greatest ever rulers, Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Issued as Caesar, circa 145 AD. The obverse with a fine style portrait of a young Marcus Aurelius. The Latin inscription reading, "Aurelius Caesar Augustus, Dutiful and Wise"

A silver denarius minted under one of Rome's greatest ever rulers, Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Issued as Caesar, circa 145 AD. The obverse with a fine style portrait of a young Marcus Aurelius. The Latin inscription reading, "Aurelius Caesar Augustus, Dutiful and Wise"

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