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Shapur The Great

Shapur The Great

Shapur The Great, King of Kings, son of Ardashir I , defeated the Roman Emperor Valerian at the Battle of Edessa in…
Hera Lakinia

Hera Lakinia

  Roma Numismatica Auction this coming 22 March 2015. The depiction of Hera on the reverse is that of a…
Commodus the God

Commodus the God

Emperor from 177 to 192 (15 years) Natural son of Marcus Aurelius. Joint Emperor from 177 AD and sole Emperor on…
Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus 193 to 211 AD (17 Years and 10 months) After the death of Pertinax the Pannonian Legions declared Septimius…
Apollo, God of Light

Apollo, God of Light

Apollo ΘΕΟΔΟΤΟΣ / ΕΠΟΕΙ. Swan ΠΥΘ-ΕΟΣ - [KΛ]-A. Silver Tetradrachm Minted Klazomenai, Ionia ca. 375-360 BCE http://ww2.smb.museum/ikmk/object.php?id=18216496
Hermes, messenger of the Gods

Hermes, messenger of the Gods

Hermes, son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia Goat AR Tetradrachm Minted Ainos, Thrace  ca. 396/395-394/393 BCE Münzkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin…
a Gryphon and a Dancer

a Gryphon and a Dancer

ΑΒΔΗΡΙΤΕΩΝ Gryphon ΕΠΙ ΜΟ[Λ]-ΠΑΓΟΡΕΩ Dancer Silver Stater, Thrace, Abdera ca. 395-360 BC http://ww2.smb.museum/ikmk/object.php?id=18214530
Aegina Tortoise

Aegina Tortoise

AI. Tortoise, the individual segments of the carapace are shown close to nature, as well as the scales of the…
Mythic Raven Penny from Viking York

Mythic Raven Penny from Viking York

Classical Numismatic Group are offering an Anglo-Norse penny with the mythic Raven. ANGLO-SAXON, Anglo-Viking (Hiberno-Norse Northumbria). Anlaf Guthfrithsson. 939-941. AR Penny…
Vespasian countermarked Vespasian

Vespasian countermarked Vespasian

Interesting coin of the month from Coins At Warwick University. http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/numismatics/entry/a_countermarked_denarius/ Professor Kevin Butcher >" During the civil wars of AD 68-69 a…
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