A Roman Soldier's Purse
These four British Iron age coins and 11 Roman coins were probably lost or buried in the early years of the Claudian invasion...
Alexandrian Coins Depicting the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Two coins depicting the lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Alexandrian mint, 2nd century...
Aureus of Macrinus
A gold aureus coin depicting Roman emperor Macrinus (r. 217-218 CE).
Banking in the Roman World
Just as in other ancient civilizations, the first banks in Rome began in the temples consecrated to the ancient Gods...
Bronze Coin of Byzantium
Bronze coin of Byzantium: Dolphin flanked by two tunny fish, 146-176 CE. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).
Bronze Sestertius with Colosseum
A bronze sestertius from the reign of Titus (79-81 CE) which depicts the Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre. Clearly shown...
Coin Depicting Roman Emperor Aurelian
A gold coin depicting the Roman emperor Aurelian (r. 270-275 CE).
Coin Depicting Roman Emperor Postumus
A gold aureus coin depicting the Roman emperor Postumus (r. 259-268 CE)
Coin Depicting Roman Emperor Tetricus
A Roman coin depicting emperor Tetricus (r. 270-273 CE).
Coin of Caracalla
This coin of Caracalla, struck in 215 CE, was engraved with Christian graffiti by one of its owners. A Christian symbol...