Sestertius of caligula, rome classification coins work type coin date 4041 ce places creation place. Detailed information about the coin sestertius, claudius ex sc ob cives servatos, roman empire, with pictures and collection and swap management. The information to be retained is that a sestertius was. Head of augustus, laureate, right reverse rom et avg. M antoninus avg germ sarm tr p xxxi, laureate head right liberalitas avg vii imp viiii cos iii p p sc, liberalitas standing left, holding coin counter and cornucopiae. Nero claudius drusus, roman imperial coinage of, thumbnail. Imp caes nerva traian avg germ p m laureate bust of trajan to right, with aegis at the point of the bust. The word sestertius signifies two asses and a half an inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.
The aureus was regularly issued from the 1st century bc to the. From seeing the direct political connections made by octavian to the newly divinized julius caesar sestertius, 523 to being able to reconstruct the now lost gateway to the forum of trajan aureus, 117, or to view the dynastic sensibilities of septimius severus aureus, 163 and the first christian motif on an imperial coin of constantine medallion, 204, students have an opportunity. Gronovius edited and annotated statius, plautus, livy, tacitus, aulus gellius and seneca s tragedies. Commodus, roman imperial coinage reference, thumbnail index. The roman empire issued several types of bronze coinage, including the as and dupondius. Septimius severus 193211 ad, in the aureus with his wife julia domna, and his two sons caracalla and geta medaillon aureus sestertius denarius denarius the above coin may be a modern struck forgery of very high quality as a viewer pointed out, beware. Trajan ae sestertius spes walking, holding flower rome 103111 ad ric 519. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Sua obra mais importante foi a thesaurus antiquitatum graecarum 16971702, em volumes. On the coin is reported an ancient roman fascis with the phrygian cap on top, a revolutionary emblem recalling the ancient roman republic d.
Sep 09, 2016 hi all had an email asking if i could help someone who was teaching under privileged people to gardening and growing things. Imp caes m ant gordianvs afr avg, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right secvritas avgg, s c. Antoninvs avg pi vs p p trp cos iiii, laureate head right s c across field, mars advancing right, holding transverse spear in right hand and trophy in left over left shoulder. Sestertius article about sestertius by the free dictionary. Mars, rome, with pictures and collection and swap management. A second caligula sestertius for my 12 caesars collection. Imp caesar traianus hadrianus augpmtrpcos iii imperator caesar traianus hadrianus augustus pontifex maximus with tribunician power, consul for the third time, clockwise, from 7. Jan frederik gronovius also seen as johann frederik and johannes fredericus 10 february 1690 in leiden 10 july 1762 in leiden was a dutch botanist. Sestertius trajan bronze roman imperial coins 27 bc476 ad. Vict avg tr p xviii imp ii cos iii, sc, victory standing right, holding a trophy, the seated figure of armenia at. Roman sestertius ae26 aemilian, dacia, 252253ad obverse. The aureus was made of gold and valued at 25 pure silver denarii.
M avrel antoninvs avg armeniacvs p m, laureate head facing right, rev. This is a sestertius of nero, a large brass coin depicting nero on one side and roma with a victory on the other. During the roman republic it was a small, silver coin issued only on rare occasions. This is a sestertius of crispina, a large brass coin depicting crispina, who was the wife of commodus, roman emerpor from 180192 ad. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year. This is a reproduction of a roman sestertius of emperor drusus jr. There is the laureate head of nero facing right with the legend nero clavd caesar avg ger pm tr pimp pp around note other letters are possible after pm in the legend. From the harvard art museums collections sestertius of. Buy sestertius roman imperial coins 96 ad235 ad and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. Johann friedrich gronovius the latinized form of gronow. Sestertius was a silver coin, stamped on one side with castor and pollux, and on the opposite with the city.
Sestertius quasi sesquitertius, the sesterce, a coin in value two asses and a half. Marcus aurelius, roman imperial coinage reference, thumbnail. The denarius was first coined five years before the first punic war, b. In 103 he restored and expanded the grandstand of the circus maximus. The metallurgy of roman silver coinage by kevin butcher. Sestertius trajan bronze roman imperial coins 27 bc476. We work with the best online coin dealers around the world. Date ad 9 ad 14 denomination sestertius mint lugdunum obverse caesar avgvstvs divi f pater patriae. Lacuscurtius roman coins denarius smiths dictionary, 1875.
Nov 10, 2016 a second caligula sestertius for my 12 caesars collection. Trajan, hadrian, and marcus aurelius by katie careen on prezi. Sear 3214 listed there as cos iii trajan 98117 ce sestertius struck 9899 32mm 27. Tr pot cos iiii p p s c pax seated left holding olive branch and scepter. What i think you might have is a sestertius of nero 54 ad 68. Sestertius roman imperial coins 27 bc476 ad for sale ebay. Venus seated, at left, carrying scepter and victory. They also became the first living women to be pictured and explicitly identified on a coin of the imperial mint, a bronze sestertius produced in 3738 showing three tiny fulllength images of the sisters, each captioned by name but depicted with the accoutrements of three.
The obverse shows a cadeseus between two crossed cornucipiae, each surrounded by busts of the twin sons of drusus tiberius genellius and germanicus. Commentatio tertia, nummaria by johann peter titius. A sestertius was a substantial coin measuring about 3035 mm across and about 34 mm thick. Imp caes m ant gordianvs afr avg, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind p m tr p cos p p sc, gordian standing left, holding branch in right hand and resting left on parazonium. Altar highly decorated with corona civica, laurels, and nude male figures. Discussion in ancient coins started by idesofmarch01, nov 10, 2016. Sestertius of nero description obv imp nero clavd caesar avg ger p m tr p p p, laureate head of nero right rev roma in exergue, s c across field, roma seated left on cuirass, holding victory and spear. Antoninus pius, sestertius rome mint, ad 140144 antoninvs avg pivs p p tr p cos iii, laureate head right providentiae deorvm, winged thunderbolt, s c in field 25. In 1643, he was appointed professor of rhetoric and history at deventer, and in 1658 to the greek chair at leiden, where he remained until his death. The sestertius plural sestertii, or sesterce plural sesterces, was an ancient roman coin. Sestertius roman imperial coins 96 ad235 ad for sale ebay.
It was, therefore, one fourth part of the denarius, and the half of the quinarius, and, when the value of the roman coinage underwent a change, it shared with them a common fate. Social security administration public data, the first name sestertius was not present. Marcus aurelius, ae sestertius roman imperial coins. Detailed information about the coin sestertius, vitellius sc.
He lost his ring whilst at the allotments and was eager to get it back. Dacia standing facing, holding short sceptre in left arm, over which is a wreath, and holding up a bundle of rice in right hand, eagle and lion at feet, an viii in exergue, pick 58 near finevg with green patination. A laureate portrait of hadrian, bearded, facing right. Roman sestertius, as, dupondius archives coin replicas.
Nov 17, 2016 a sestertius of 176177 celebrates the defeat of the sarmatians with a depiction of a pile of captured shields, armor and military gear on the reverse. M commodvs ant p felix avg brit, laureate head right pm tr p xi imp vii cos v p p, sc, roma standing left, holding victory and sceptre. The trajans column, reported on the reverse of the above illustrated coin, celebrates the definite conquest of the dacia presentday romania. Our main coins are in the ancient coins, american coins and world coins categories. This is a sestertius of julianus, a large brass coin depicting didius julianus, who was roman emperor for just three months in 193 ad. Pdf commentatio tertia, nummaria by johann peter titius. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Seu subsecivorum pecuniae veteris graecae et romanae book 4 1691 latin edition joannes fredericus gronovius on. One brass or orichalcum sestertius represented one quarter of a silver denarius.
Sestertius mint lugdunum obverse caesar avgvstvs divi f pater patriae. Sestertius in english, translation, latinenglish dictionary. Get the best deals on sestertius roman imperial coins 27 bc476 ad when you shop the largest online selection at. In the 19th century the scudo was the basic silver coin of the papal states it was also struck in gold. Gordian iii sestertius s2480, ric 274a abvndantia avg sc abundance stg. These references refer to books, most of the time to the roman imperial coins. About two years after i started my twelve caesars collection, i had completed both the ar and av set. The name sestertius means two and one half, referring to its nominal value of two and a half asses a bronze. His observationes contain a number of brilliant emendations. Indeed, we say type of money which refers to the denomination denarius, sestertius.
Johann friedrich gronovius was a german classical scholar, librarian and critic. Trajan traianus was born in 53 ce in the roman colony of italica, in the presentday spain. During the roman empire it was a large brass coin the name sestertius means two and one half, referring to its nominal value of two and a half asses a bronze roman coin, singular as, a value that was useful for. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. It typically weighs in the region of 25 to 28 grammes, is around 3234 mm in diameter and ca. The sestertius was also made from silver, and it took four of them to equal a denarius. Era pai do botanico johannes fredericus gronovius e filho do filologo classico johann friedrich gronovius. Hi all had an email asking if i could help someone who was teaching under privileged people to gardening and growing things. It was the smallest coin of the roman silver mint exclusive of the pretended libella, which was the tenth part of a denarius. A collective 17th century printing of three notable works related to human generation, sexuality, and reproductive anatomy.