, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
Adventus types commemorate the emperor's arrival at , either at the commencement of his reign or on his return from a distance. They may also refer to his arrival in some other city or province of the empire. At their accession, emperors were not conveyed in a chariot nor in any other vehicle, but went on horseback or on foot when they made their first public entry into the capital of the Roman world.RA76334. , , 2, 904 (S); 69; , p. 43; 311 var. (1st ); cf. 11195 ( mint, etc.), gVF, green with some remaining, 4.393 g, maximum 23.0 mm, 2nd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 2nd emission, end 276 - beginning 277 A.D.; (the valor of Emperor ), , helmeted, and left, spear in right hand over right shoulder, oval decorated with charging horseman on left arm; PROBI AVG (the arrival of Emperor ), on horseback left, raising right hand in salute, long in left hand, horses' right foreleg raised over bound captive seated left, B in ; ; $280.00 (€249.20)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
In 280 A.D., the Germans destroyed the Roman fleet on the Rhine. Bonosus was proclaimed emperor at ( ). After defeated him, Bonosus hanged himself. His family was treated with honors.RA84373. , , 2, 907; VI/1 p. 43; 323 var. (5th ); 11968 var. (...PROBVS AVG); 173 var. (same), VF, , near full , 2.557 g, maximum 21.8 mm, 0o, 1st , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, emission 3, 280 A.D.; IMP C PROBVS , , draped, and right; (harmony with the soldiers), on left, standing right, in left hand, with right hand presenting to emperor, on right, standing left, holding spear in left hand, P low center, XXIMC in ; $120.00 (€106.80)
, 9 September 337 - 19 January 350 A.D.
The translates, "Happy Times ." Happy times would not last for . This coinage was among his last issues before his general rebelled and had him killed. RL76207. light maiorina, Cyzicus 77 (S), II 2479, 20, 18699, 18, -, aEF, , nice green , some encrustation, small edge cracks, 4.253 g, maximum 21.6 mm, 180o, 3rd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 348 - 350 A.D.; D N , pearl-diademed, draped, and left, holding globe in right; FEL TEMP REPARATIO (happy times ), walking right, looking back left, leading barbarian from hut under tree, holding spear, above, SMKΓ in ; ; $110.00 (€97.90)
, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D.
For many years, the two imperial colleagues had maintained an uneasy truce, but temperatures rose again in 321 when Constantine pursued some Sarmatians, who had been ravaging territory in his realm, across the Danube into Licinius' territory. When he repeated this with another invasion, this time by the Goths who were pillaging , Licinius complained that Constantine had broken the treaty between them.RL79435. , Cyzicus 15 (R2), 71, 15216, 173 ff. var. (2nd not listed), aEF, bold strike, some die wear, areas of mild , 2.850 g, maximum 20.0 mm, 180o, 2nd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 321 - 324 A.D.; IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS , , draped, and right; (to the protector), standing slightly left, nude but for over shoulders, on globe presenting in right hand, long eagle-topped vertical in left hand, standing left with in beak at feet on left, in right : X/IIΓ over bound captive seated right and looking left, SMKB in ; $110.00 (€97.90)
Licinius Junior, , 1 March 317 - 18 September 324 A.D.
In 321 A.D., the Catholic was first allowed to hold property.RL79436. , Cyzicus 18 (R1), 15409, 21, 37 ff. var. (3rd not listed), gVF, and struck, attractive coin, 3.613 g, maximum 20.3 mm, 0o, 3rd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 321 - 18 Sep 324 A.D.; D N VAL LICIN LICINIVS , helmeted, left, in left hand and spear in right; (to the protector), standing left, nude but for over left shoulder, on globe presenting in right hand, long eagle-topped vertical behind in left hand, with in beak at feet left, captive seated right but looking left at feet on right, X/IIΓ (12 1/2) in right , SMKΓ in ; $110.00 (€97.90)
, 1 March 305 - 5 May 311 A.D.
In Roman religion, every man has a , a presiding spirit. In De Die Natali, Censorinus says, from the moment we are born, we live under the guard and tutelage of . Cities, organizations, and peoples also had a . On coins, we find inscriptions to the of the Army, of the Senate, of the Roman People, etc. The dedicates this coin to the of the , the Emperors. The figure depicted is the statue of the Spirit of the Roman People which was then in the Roman (it is now lost). The act of pouring the libation to the emperor illustrates what the Christians were required to do in order not to be persecuted.RT73848. , Cyzicus 53, 14509, 40, gVF, , detail, light corrosion, some marks, 7.117 g, maximum 24.7 mm, 180o, 2nd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, c. 309 - May 310 A.D.; GAL MAXIMIANVS , laureate right; (to the guardian spirit of the Emperor), standing left, nude but for on and over shoulders and left arm, pouring libations from in right hand, in left, B left, right, MVK in ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, May 305 - 25 July 306 A.D.
In Roman religion, every man has a , a presiding spirit. In De Die Natali, Censorinus says, from the moment we are born, we live under the guard and tutelage of . Cities, organizations, and peoples also had a . On coins, we find inscriptions to the of the Roman people, of the Senate, of the Emperor, etc. This coin is dedicated "to the (guardian spirits) of our emperors and caesars."RT84097. , Cyzicus 11a, 14032, 58, gVF, , nice portrait, , a little weak, 8.907 g, maximum 27.2 mm, 0o, 2nd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 297 - 299 A.D.; FL VAL CONSTANTIVS , laureate right; GENIO ET CAESARVM NN (to the guardian spirits of our emperors and caesars), standing left, on , nude but for over shoulders and left arm, from which liquid flows in right hand, in left hand, KB in ; $100.00 (€89.00)
Daia, Late 309 - 30 April 313 A.D.
"This is modeled after the famous statue of the Spirit of the Roman People in the Roman . It is unclear when this statue was last seen as it is now lost. Although the coins celebrate a wide range of spirits (e.g., , , the Army, etc.), the basic design from the same statue...The act of pouring the libation to the emperor illustrates what the Christians were required to do in order not to be persecuted." -- Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism to Christianity 294-364 A.D. by
RT85310. , 31 (also 3rd ), Cyzicus 55 (S), 14724, 39, gVF, and struck, traces of , spots of light corrosion, some die wear, 7.220 g, maximum 25.3 mm, 180o, 3rd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 309 - 310 A.D.; GAL VAL MAXIMINVS , laureate right; (to the guardian spirit of the prince), standing slightly left, left, nude but for over shoulders and left arm, on , pouring libations from in right hand, in left hand, Γ left, * right, MKV in ; ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, August or September 270 - October or November 275 A.D.
In 274, greeted as Restitutor ("Restorer of the World") and accorded him a magnificent triumph ( procession), which was graced by his captives I and his son . Aurelian's conquests of the Palmyran Empire and reunited the Roman Empire.RA83898. , 2993, 1186, 368 , 10426 - 10450, 2266, 661, 106, VF, full circles strike, near full , , light deposits, 4.313 g, maximum 24.4 mm, 0o, 4th , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, issue 8, phase 2, spring 273 - spring 274 A.D.; IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, and right; (to the restorer of the world), on right, holding in left, standing left, extending right to woman who crowns him with , ∆ C in ; $90.00 (€80.10)
, 25 September 275 - June 276 A.D.
RA85073. , 4036 (32 spec.), 208, 2424 - 2425, 1806, 399, EF, and struck, much , 4.530 g, maximum 22.2 mm, 180o, 3rd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, issue 3, Jan - Jun 276; IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG, , draped, and right; (the hope of the public), on left, standing right, in left hand against left shoulder, with right hand presenting to , emperor standing left, wearing military garb, holding long vertical behind in left hand, T in ; $90.00 (€80.10)
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