, July 383 - 28 July 388 A.D.
After the Roman troops in Britain, proclaimed general emperor, he invaded Gaul and drove before him until the latter was overrun and assassinated. After negotiations, I recognized and his son, , as emperors in and Gaul. Gratian's brother retained Italy, , , and . In 386 A.D., driven by reckless greed, invaded Italy, driving out , who fled to I. Commanding an army of Goths, Huns and Alans, marched and defeated at the Battle of the Save. On 28 August 388, surrendered at and was executed.RL84408. Silver , Trier 84b(1), 20a, 20644, 20 (10 fr.), VF, , dark encrustations, 1.831 g, maximum 17.1 mm, 0o, (Trier, Germany) mint, 384 - 28 Jul 388 A.D.; D N MAG MA-XIMVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right; (courage of the Romans), seated facing on throne, left, left leg bare, globe in right hand, spear in left hand, TRPS in ; $280.00 (€249.20)
, 23 January 393 - 15 August 423 A.D.
At first, based his capital in , but when the under Alaric I entered Italy in 401 he moved his capital to the coastal city of Ravenna, which was protected by a ring of marshes and strong fortifications. While the new capital was easier to defend, it was poorly situated to allow Roman forces to protect central Italy from the increasingly regular threat of barbarian incursions. The Emperor's residence remained in Ravenna until the overthrow of the last western Roman Emperor in 476. Recognizing its security, Ravenna was selected as the capital of the Ostrogothic Kingdom in Italy, and also became the seat of the exarchs.RS84411. Silver , 1228, 67, 59b, 20968, gVF, and struck on a cutting off tops of some letters and , attractive , small edge splits, light marks and scratches, 1.295 g, maximum 16.4 mm, 180o, Mediolanum ( , Italy) mint, c. 397 - 402 A.D.; D N HONORIVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right; (courage of the Romans), seated left on , draped, wearing crested helmet, on globe offering in her right hand, inverted spear in her left hand, MDPS in ; $200.00 (€178.00)
, 28 March 364 - 9 August 378 A.D.
was the younger brother of , and he was declared in 364 A.D. He was given command of the Eastern provinces, where he spent much of his time campaigning against the Goths and Persians. In 376 A.D., allowed tribes, who were being driven forward by the Huns to settle in the Danube provinces. The Goths were so badly treated by the Romans that they rebelled. was defeated by the Goths at the catastrophic battle of Hadrianople, where he lost his life and two-thirds of the Roman army was killed.RS84407. Silver , Trier 27(e)1, 109a, 7, 19675, VF, , , , bumps and marks, light corrosion, 1.963 g, maximum 18.5 mm, 0o, (Trier, Germany) mint, 28 Mar 364 - 24 Aug 367 A.D.; D N VALEN-S , pearl-diademed, draped, and right, from the front; (City of Rome), seated left on throne, on globe in Roma's right hand, or spear without point vertical in her left hand, extends in right hand and holds frond over left shoulder in left hand, TRPS• in ; ; $180.00 (€160.20)
, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D., Ancient Counterfeit With
This coin combines an die of , 337 - 361, with a die of , 360 - 363 A.D. The unlikely of types from different emperors and issues, the light , and the flaw on the indicate it is a plated ancient counterfeit.
Ancient counterfeits often have mismatched obverses and reverses. Transfer dies were made using genuine coins which were destroyed in the process. Since making each die destroyed the coin, the same coin could not be used to make both dies. The destroyed coins were undoubtedly melted to contribute to the silver foil plate.
Unlike counterfeit , counterfeit are very . are so thin, that striking counterfeits with a bronze core apparently could not provide an economic benefit worth the effort and risk.RS79849. silver plated reduced , cf. official, mint, silver, 180 (for ) and 233 (for ), aVF, on a cutting off parts of , marks, scratches, corrosion, edge crack, edge chips, 1.385 g, maximum 17.1 mm, 180o, illegal mint, c. 360 - 365 A.D.; D N CONSTANTIVS , laureate, draped, and right; VOT / X / MVLT / XX in four lines within , in closing at the top, CONST in ; $125.00 (€111.25)
, 28 March 364 - 9 August 378 A.D.
In England, where many siliquae are found clipped, silver Roman coins apparently continued to circulate long after the Empire abandoned the island. Clipping may not have been primarily intended to deviously obtain a little silver. Clipping may have actually been performed primarily to make the and value equivalent to coins in the medieval period.RS84417. Silver , 19675, cf. Trier 27b, 27e, and 45a-b, 109a-c, 7, VF, , scratches, clipped, 1.251 g, maximum 13.2 mm, 180o, (Trier, Germany) mint, 368 - 375 A.D.; D N , pearl-diademed, draped, and right; (City of Rome), seated left on throne, on globe in right hand, in left, TRPS[•?] in ; ; $90.00 (€80.10)
, 24 August 367 - 25 August 383 A.D.
In England, where many siliquae are found clipped, silver Roman coins apparently continued to circulate long after the Empire abandoned the island. Clipping may not have been primarily intended to deviously obtain a little silver. Clipping may have actually been performed primarily to make the and value equivalent to coins in the medieval period.RL84419. Silver , 19966 ff. (various mints), 87 (same), aVF, clipped, 0.946 g, maximum 12.6 mm, 0o, uncertain ( off ) mint, c. 375 - 379 A.D.; D N GRATIANVS , pearl-diademed, draped, and right; (City of Rome), seated left on , on globe offering in right hand, reversed spear behind in left; $90.00 (€80.10)
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