Arcadius (383 - 408 AD)

Flavius Arcadius was Byzantine Emperor in the Eastern half of the Roman Empire from 395 until his death.

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Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua 027095

Arcadius 'Roma' SIliqua
Silver, 1.75 grams, 18.08 mm. Trier. 388-392 AD. Obverse: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VRBS-ROMA, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and inverted spear. Mintmark TRPS in exergue. RIC IX Trier 95c; RSC 25; Sear -. Good very fine.
£95.00

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Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua 027095
Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua 023841

Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua
Silver, 0.79 grams, 14.49 mm. Unclear mint. possibly 392-395 AD. Obverse: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and barbed sceptre or spear. Unclear mintmark in exergue. cf Sear (1988) 4227 for Arcadius. Clipped otherwise good fine.
£70.00

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Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua 023841
Arcadius [?] 'Roma' Silver Siliqua 023843

Arcadius [?] 'Roma' Silver Siliqua
Silver, 1.30 grams, 14.59 mm. Unclear mint. Late 4th century, possibly a contemporary copy. Obverse: ..VS PF AVG, Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VRBS ROMA, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and barbed spear. Mintmark off flan. Clipped otherwise extremely fine.
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Arcadius [?] 'Roma' Silver Siliqua 023843
Ancient Imitation of Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua 023838

Ancient Imitation of Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua
Silver, 0.81 grams, 14.22 mm. Unofficial mint, imitating Milan. 392-395 AD. Obverse: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and sceptre. Mintmark MDPS in exergue. cf. Whitwell hoard 170-175. Note: Many of the busts and reverses are die linked to imitations of Honorius. Very fine.
£90.00

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Ancient Imitation of Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua 023838
Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua 023546

Rare Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua
Silver, 1.60 grams, 18.38 mm. 393-394 AD. Milan mint. Obverse: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and inverted spear. Mintmark MDPS in exergue. RIC IX Milan 32b; Sear 4227 var (mint); RSC 27b. Rare. Extremely fine, as struck.
£140.00

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Arcadius 'Roma' Silver Siliqua 023546
Scarce Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua 022809

Scarce Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua
Silver, 1.45 grams, 16.88 mm. Trier mint, 392-395 AD. Obverse: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and sceptre with barb. Mintmark TRP(S). RIC IX Trier 106b var (sceptre), Sear 4227 var (sceptre). Scarce. Extremely fine. Timeline Originals offered a similar coin with a barb on the sceptre, Item 018257, January 2010.
£145.00

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Scarce Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua 022809
Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua 020867

Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua
Silver, 1.34 grams, 16.53 mm. Milan. 395-423 AD. Obverse: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and inverted spear; mintmark MDPS in exergue. RIC X 1227, Sear 4227. Very fine and better.
£65.00

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Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua 020867
Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua 020866

Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua
Silver, 1.15 grams, 15.51 mm. Trier. 392-395 AD. Obverse: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and inverted spear; mintmark TRPS in exergue. RIC IX Trier 106b, Sear 4227. Slightly clipped, otherwise good very fine/extremely fine.
£110.00

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Arcadius 'Roma' Siliqua 020866
Arcadius 'Virtus' Siliqua 000086

Rare Arcadius 'Virtus' Siliqua
Silver, 0.96 grams, 15.71 mm. Mediolanum 388 - 394 A.D. Obverse: D N ARCADIVS P F AVG, Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Rome seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and spear. MDPS in exergue. RIC 32b. Listed as Rare 3 in RIC. Very fine.
£145.00

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Arcadius 'Virtus' Siliqua 000086
Arcadius 'Victoria' AE4 001896

Arcadius 'Victoria' AE4
Bronze, 1.04 grams; 13.79 mm. Arles, Circa 388 - 392 A.D. Obverse: D N ARCADIVS P F AVG, Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGGG, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. TCON below exergue. RIC 30e, not in RCV. Very fine.

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RIC = Mattingly, Harold    The Roman Imperial Coinage
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RSC = Seaby, H A    Roman Silver Coinage
RCV = Sear, David R    Roman Coins and Their Values
Cr = Crawford, Michael    The Roman Republican Coinage
SB = Sear, David R    Byzantine Coins and Their Values
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