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TYPES OF IMPERIAL OBVERSES

Festival of Isis coinage
Rome, fourth century A.D.

Vota Publica issues

 

 

TYPE 18 - Diocletian

Laureate bust of Diocletian righ, in triumphal costume, holding small olive branch in right hand and mappa in left.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 19 - Diocletian

Radiate bust of Diocletian left, with the mantle of Jupiter on the left shoulder and holding sceptre in raised right hand.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 20a - Maximian Herculius

Laureate bust of Maximian Herculius right, in triumphal costume, holding small olive branch in right hand and mappa in left.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 20b - Maximian Herculius

Radiate bust of Maximian Herculius right, with cuirass, holding transverse spear in his right hand, and two arrows and a shield in left.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 20c - Maximian Herculius

Radiate bust of Maximianus Herculius left, wearing lion's skin over left shoulder and holding club with right hand.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 21 - Constantius I

Radiate bust of Constantius I right, with cuirass, holding transverse spear in his right hand and a shield in left.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 22 - Licinius

Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Licinius right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 23 - Constantine I

Laureate or rosette-diademed, naked, draped or cuirassed bust of Constantine I right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 24 - Crispus

Laureate and draped and cuirassed or military bust of Crispus right, as caesar.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 25 - Constantine II

Laureate and draped and cuirassed or military bust of Constantine II right, as caesar.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 26 - Constans

Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constans right, as augustus.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 27a - Constantius II

Laureate or pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II as caesar or augustus, right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 27b - Constantius II

Laureate and draped bust of Constantius II as caesar, looking left.

Corresponding Reverses
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21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40

 

TYPE 28a - Constantius II

Pearl-diademed or rosette-diademed bust of Constantius II as augustus, looking right, wearing consular robes and holding sceptre in right hand.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 28b- Constantius II

Pearl-diademed bust of Constantius II as augustus, looking left, wearing consular robes, holding sceptre in right hand and mappa in left.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 29 - Magnentius

Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 30 - Decentius

Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Decentius right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 31 - Constantius Gallus

Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius Gallus right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 32 - Julian II

Pearl-diademed , draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II right.

Corresponding Reverses
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21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40

 

TYPE 33 - Julian II

Pearl-diademed and cuirassed bust of Julian II left, holding victory on globe in right hand and shield with wolf and twins in left.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 34 - Julian II

Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Julian II left, holding shield in left hand.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 35 - Jovian

Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Jovian right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 36 - Jovian

Pearl-diademed bust of Jovian right, wearing consular robes and holding eagle-topped sceptre in right hand and globe in left.

Corresponding Reverses
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21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40

 

TYPE 37 - Valentinian I

Pearl-diademed and draped and cuirassed or military bust of Valentinian I right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 38 - Valens

Pearl-diademed and draped and cuirassed or military bust of Valens right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 39 - Gratian

Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Gratian right.

Corresponding Reverses
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TYPE 40 - Valentinian II

Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian II right.

Corresponding Reverses
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