Ancient Roman Coins

Roman Coins

Roman Coins date back to the 4th Century BCE around the year 326. By then Rome was still a Republic composed of two consuls, assemblies of the people, magistrates who were elected by the people, and a senate that advised magistrates.

It was during the time of the Roman Republic, that Rome first expanded from the city’s immediate surroundings to hegemony over the Mediterranean world. Some very interesting Ancient Roman Coins were minted during this period. Including many Republican Denarius depicting Rome’s founders, Romulus and Remus, being suckled by a she-wolf.

Coins were symbols of power in Imperial times and were often used to disseminate the Emperor’s image across the empire as having god-like status. Julius Caesar was the first Roman to issue coins bearing his own portrait. He started a trend that many roman emperors would soon follow, including his great-nephew Augustus, the infamous Commodus, and the cruel Caligula.

To coin collectors we offer a selection of Roman Silver Coins, divided into Roman Republic Coins and Roman Imperial Coins, and Roman Bronze Coins.

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Constantine The Great, Centenionalis Mint State

Josh bought an incredible group of Roman bronze coins. What is outstanding about this group is their condition. They are in a splendid mint state, really outstanding condition. Josh has been selling Fine and Very Fine examples in the past but these coins are Mint State, even he was amazed! Even if you don’t collect Roman coins, at our special price and the fantastic condition the coins are in, you shouldn't really miss out on the offer. Each coin comes with a history of that Emperor and a certificate of authenticity. We have three different Emperors on offer, here we present Constantine the Great. These bronze coins are about 1,700 years old and in Mint condition! The quality is most impressive, as are our prices all things considered. The denomination is Centenionalis, we sometimes call them ‘Cent’ for short. Please don’t miss out on this Special Offer, we highly recommend it and supplies are limited...
£89.50
Picture of Roman Emperors Starter Collection (6 Coins)

Roman Emperors Starter Collection (6 Coins)

Not sure how to start collecting ancient Roman coins? We have tried to make things easy for you! This collection spans a 125 year period from A.D. 253 to A.D. 378, an era which saw the mighty Roman Empire recover from the edge of decline and disaster back to glory and grandeur. These bronze coins will comprise the emperors Gallienus, Constantine the Great, Constans, Valentinian, Constantius II and Valens. This means the coins will be at least 1640 years old! Each coin will be in nice collectable condition and clearly identifiable with a well-defined portrait of the emperor who issued it. These coins were minted and circulated across the Empire, each will come with an information sheet containing a short history of the emperor. Start collecting ancient Roman coins today with this set, or offer it to your favourite ancient history buff!
£58.50
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Roman Emperors Starter Collection (Part I)

Thinking of starting an ancient Roman coin collection? We are offering a 'starter collection' containing three different genuine bronze coins of different Roman Emperors spanning a 72 year period from AD 306-378, this also makes the coins at least 1640 years old. Each coin will be in nice collectable condition, clearly identifiable with a well defined portrait of the emperor who issued it. The coins you will receive are struck in bronze and are genuine ancient Roman coins which were minted and circulated across the Empire between AD 306-378 issued by the Emperors Constantine The Great, Constantius II and Valens. Each coin comes with an information sheet with a short history of each emperor.
£39.50
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Roman Emperors Starter Collection (Part II)

We've created this follow up collection especially for those of you who purchased the first starter collection. This second part of the collection features coins with the portrait of Gallienus (253–268 AD), Constans I (337–350 AD), and Valentinian I (west, 364–375 AD). Like the first collection, these coins are at least 1640 years old, each coin comes in nice collectable condition, clearly identifiable with a well-defined portrait of the emperor who issued it. And of course, just like the first one, they come with an information sheet with a short history of the emperor, to help you study and fully immerse in the history of the Roman Empire. Well, what are you waiting for? Add to your recent collection and continue learning ancient history while collecting coins!
£39.50
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Rome Commemorative AEF

This is one of a handful of very interesting commemorative issues struck by Constantine the Great. The type offered here is the other of the more affordable types and was made to reaffirm Rome as the centre of the empire in A.D. 330. They are made from bronze and show the Goddess of the city, ‘Roma’, in a helmet and war gear on the obverse. The reverse shows the She-Wolf suckling the babies Romulus and Remus. This is to symbolise the origin story of the founding of Rome. But what makes these coins so interesting is how well they have survived! At this time bronze coins would circulate so heavily that it is very hard to find them in a good grade. We have a small collection of this commemorative from 1400 years ago in this exceptional About Extremely Fine grade. You can have this well-preserved coin depicting the mythical origins of Rome and the Goddess of the city for just £69.50.
£69.50
Picture of Septimius Severus Silver Denarius Very Fine

Septimius Severus Silver Denarius Very Fine

Septimius Severus was Roman Emperor from AD 193-211. In AD 208 he travelled to Britain to strengthen Hadrian’s Wall and went on to invade Scotland that same year but his plans were cut short when he became ill and died in York in AD 211. We have a few silver denarius in Very Fine Condition minted during his reign. There are different types but all have his portrait on the obverse, and usually a standing or seated figure on the reverse. PHOTOGRAPH IS REPRESENTATIVE OF COIN SUPPLIED.
£119.50