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Document Valuable & Able to Value: A Shakespearean method by Pratibha Rai

In this article, I analyse Shakespeare’s versatile play on the theme of ‘value’ through his employment of metallurgical coinage as...

Shakespeare, Numismatics, Human nature view
Image collection Coin of the Emperor Titus

Coin with an image of the Emperor Titus (ruled 79 - 81 CE)

Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

© S.P. Kershaw...

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Numismatics, Roman coins, Titus view
Image collection Galba: ruled 68 - 69. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Otho: ruled 69. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Vitellius: ruled 69. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Vespasian: ruled 69 - 79. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

Coins depicting each of the four men who were Emperor of Rome during the Year of the Four Emperors, a.k.a. 'The Long Year 69'.

Photos © S.P...

Ancient history, History, Latin, Numismatics, Roman coins, Emperors, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian, Year of the Four Emperors view
Image collection 1. Julius Caesar, 2. Augustus, 3. Tiberius, 4. Gaius 'Caligula', 5. Claudius, 6. Nero, 7. Galba, 8. Otho, 9. Vitellius, 10. Vespasian, 11. Titus, 12. Domitian

Click on each of the images to see a full size version. 1. JULIUS CAESAR. Photo © S.P. Kershaw, 2011. Bronze and red marble, from the Ludovisi...

Ancient history, Latin, Rome, Roman art, Numismatics view
Image collection Nero, Nero

Here we have Nero's official image. Suetonius lists the physical characteristics of Nero as follows: Height: average; Body: pustular and...

Ancient history, Nero, Classics, Numismatics, Emperors, Latin, Roman, Roman coins view
Image collection Sestertius of Vespasian with the legend IUDAEA CAPTA

Sestertius of Vespasian (69-79 CE) minted at Rome, bearing the legend IUDAEA CAPTA (British Museum BMC Vespasian 342). VEspasian issued a large...

Vespasian, Jewish History, Numismatics, Roman coins, Roman empire, Ancient rome view
Image collection Silver Denarius of Vespasian, owned by the course tutor., Silver Denarius of Vespasian, owned by the course tutor.

Silver Denarius of Vespasian, owned by the course tutor.

OBVERSE ('Heads'): Portrait of Vespasian. IMP. CAESAR VESPASIANUS AUGustus.

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Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Latin, Numismatics, Roman coins, Vespasian view
Image collection Coin with a portrait of Tiberius, The Cavern at Sperlonga, The villa Iovis, Capri 1, The villa Iovis, Capri 2

COIN WITH A PORTRAIT OF TIBERIUS by S.P. Kershaw
Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

When Jesus said. ‘Render...

Rome, Numismatics, Roman architecture, Latin view
Image collection Nero and Agrippina, Agrippina & Nero, Nero and Agrippina

Agrippina's influence is visible on coins minted in December 54 CE, which show her head facing Nero’s. On this relief from the Sebasteion at...

Ancient history, Classics, Nero, Numismatics, Roman, Roman art, Roman coins, Rome view
Link DIOCLETIAN AND THE TETRARCHY - COINAGE

This link takes you to a site with images and information about the coinage of the Tetrarchy.

Diocletian, Tetrarchy, Maximianus, Constantius I Chlorus, Galerius, Numismatics, Roman coins, Ancient rome, Dominate view
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