Marcus Cocceius Nerva was Roman emperor from 96 to 98 CE and his reign brought stability after the turbulent successions...
A portrait bust of Roman emperor Nerva, 35-98 CE. (Capitoline Museum, Rome)
A coin depicting Roman emperor Numerian, r. 283-284 CE.
Immediately after the assassination of Galba, Otho, the governor of Lusitania, was proclaimed emperor by the army. ...
Pertinax was Roman Emperor for three months in 193 CE and, as successor to Commodus, it was hoped that he would restore...
A bronze sestertius from the reign of Roman Emperor Pertinax (183 CE).
A gold Aureus depicting Roman emperor Pescennius Niger, r. 193-4 CE. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)
Philip the Arab
In 244 CE Roman emperor Gordian III responded to an uprising in the eastern provinces instigated by the Persian king Shapur...
Posthumous bust of Caesar
The so-called Green Caesar, a posthumous bust showing Julius Caesar as a statesman dressed in a toga. Being idealised...
Marcus Cassianus Latinius Postumus (r. 260-269 CE) was a trusted military commander of Emperor Gallienus (253-268...