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Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2

Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2

Detail of the Hebrew letter ~shin~ decorated with foliate motifs, which served as a book plate of the patron Shabbetai ben Mattatya of Rome (see Narkiss, 1984). Image taken from f. 2 of Guide of the Perplexed (... more

Denarius (Coin) Depicting a Laureate

Denarius (Coin) Depicting a Laureate

The front of this coin depicts an inidentified man, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.On the back, a soldier is shown on horseback and holding a lance.

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Rome or Cologne

Dupondius (Coin) Portraying Germanicus Caesar

Dupondius (Coin) Portraying Germanicus Caesar

The front of this coin portrays the Roman general Germanicus in his triumphal quadriga.On the back, Germanicus is shown standing.

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Kruik

Kruik

Gallo-Romeinse kruik van crèmekleurig aardewerk. De peervormige buik wordt aan de bovenzijde bekroond met een smalle hals overgaand in een bredere, hoekige schenkmond. Het platte oor is versierd met ingekerfde ... more

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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian right, laureate, drapedReverse: Aeternitas (Eternity), standing left, holding busts of Sun and Moon

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Lucius Aelius Caesar

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Lucius Aelius Caesar

The front of this coin portrays Lucius Aelius Caesar facing right. On the back the figure of Concord is shown seated, holding a shallow dish called a patera in her right hand as her left elbow rests on a cornucopia.

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius right, bareheaded, wearing cuirass and paludamentumReverse: Roma seated facing left, holding Palladium and spear, with shield at side

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Marcus Aurelius

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Marcus Aurelius

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius right, bareheaded, wearing cuirass and paludamentumReverse: Roma-Virtus, helmeted, stands left in military garb, holding Victory and parazonium

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Lucius Verus

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Lucius Verus

Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus right, bareInscribed: . L . VERVS AVG ARMENIACVSReverse: Victory stands right, half draped, placing a shield atop a palm treeInscribed: TRP IIII IMP II COS II

Pope Eleutherius from BL Eg 3028, f. 4

Pope Eleutherius from BL Eg 3028, f. 4

Drawing of Lucius's messenger received by Pope Eleutherius. Image taken from f. 4 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Pertinax

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Pertinax

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Pertinax, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels. On the back the figure of Equity is shown standing, holding a balance in one hand and and a cornucopia in the other.

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Didius Julianus

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Didius Julianus

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Didius Julianus, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels. On the back the figure of Concord is shown standing, holding a legionary eagle in either hand.

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Septimus Severus

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Septimus Severus

Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus right, laureateReverse: Victory runs right, wreath in right hand, palm branch over left shoulder

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Geta

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Geta

Obverse: Bust of Geta to rightReverse: Security seated to left holding globe

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Plautilla

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Plautilla

Obverse: Bust of Plautilla right, drapedReverse: Caracalla and Plautilla clasp hands

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla

Obverse: Bust of Caracalla right, laureate, wearing cuirass and paludamentumReverse: Victory, partly draped, advancing left, holding wreath and palm This coin showing the 16 year old prince was issued by his fa... more

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Macrinus

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Macrinus

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Macrinus facing right. On the back Macrinus is shown seated on curule chair holding a globe and a sceptre.

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Diadumenian

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Diadumenian

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Diadumemian facing right. On the back the figure of Hope marches to the left, holding a flower in her raised right hand while the left draws back her robe.

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Alexander Pius

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Alexander Pius

Obverse: Bust of Alexander Pius laureate to right, draped and cuirassedReverse: Jupiter with thunderbolt and eagle marching to left, looking back

Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximinus

Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximinus

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Maximinus wearing a crown of laurels and facing right. On the back the figure of Loyalty is shown standing and holding two standards.

Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximus

Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximus

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Maximus facing right. On the back Maximus is shown standing, holding a spear and a rod as two standards flutter behind him.