Ted's Roman Coins - Commodus to Trajan Decius (180 to 251 A.D.)


Obverse Reverse Commodus r. 180-192 A.D.
Dupondius
Obv. M COMM ANTONINVS (AVG)

Rev. TRP VIIII IMP(...) SC - Rome (Pax?) seated with shield, scepter (183 A.D.)
Obverse Reverse Bruttia Crispina
As
Obv. CRISPINA AVGVSTA, wife of Commodus 178-182 A.D.

Rev. IVNO REGINA, SC - Juno, with patera and sceptre
Obverse Reverse Septimius Severus r. 193-211 A.D.
An unusual Denarius

Obv. Severus

Rev. MARTI O VCTOR
Mars walking right
There are two possible reasons for the jumbled inscription:
It was made in an eastern mint, or by ancient copiers.
Obverse Reverse Julia Domna
Denarius
Obv. IVLIA AVGVSTA, wife of Septimius Severus
and mother of Caracalla & Geta

Rev. MATER DEVM
The goddess Cybele, seated on a throne, with a lion
Obverse Reverse Plautilla
Denarius
Obv. PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, wife of Caracalla
from 202 until her banishment in 205 AD

Rev. PIETAS AVGG, holding a child
Obverse Reverse Geta r. 211-212 A.D.
Denarius
Obv. GETA CAES PONT COS (205 - 207 A.D.)
Geta fell victim to sibling rivalry, when Caracalla, his brother and fellow emperor, had him put to death

Rev. VOTA PVBLICA, a figure (perhaps Geta) sacrificing
Obverse Reverse Elagabalus r. 217-222 A.D.
Denarius
Obv. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Rev. LIBERALITAS AVG III
Liberalitas w. cornucopia and tablet; and the sun.
To remind the people of the Emperor's generosity (bread & circuses)
Obverse Reverse Elagabalus r. 217-222 A.D.
Denarius
Obv. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG
One with the mysterious "horn" on his head
Rev. PM TRP IIII COS IIII
w. cornucopia, sacrificing over an altar; and the sun.
Obverse Reverse Julia Mamaea
Dupondius
Obv. IVLIAE MAMAEA AVGVSTA, mother of Severus Alexander
She was killed with him, in 235 A.D.

Rev. VESTA - with sceptre & (palladium?)
Obverse Reverse Severus Alexander r. 222-235 A.D.
Dupondius
Obv. IMP SEV ALEXANDER PF AVG

Rev. PM TRP VIII COS III PP (230 AD), SC
Concordia (perhaps?) seated, with patera & sceptre
Obverse Reverse Gordianvs III r. 238-244 A.D.
Antoninianus
Obv. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG

Rev. VICTOR AETER
Victory, w. palm branch & (captive?)
Obverse Reverse Philip I r. 244-249 A.D.
Antoninianus
Obv. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG

Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE
Rome seated, with sceptre & victory
Obverse Reverse Philip II r. 244-249 A.D.
Antoninianus
Obv. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES
Son of Philip I

Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT
Philip standing, with spear & captive at his feet
Obverse Reverse Trajan Decius r. 249-251 A.D.
Antoninianus
Obv. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG

Rev. ADVENTVS AVG
Decius "arriving" on horseback
Obverse Reverse Herennia Etruscilla
Antoninianus
Obv.HER ETRVSCILLA AVG, wife of Trajan Decius

Rev. PVDICITIA AVG, putting on her veil