Saturday, 11 May 2019

Gold of the 12 Emperors


Aureus struck at a military mint, c.43 B.C. It bears the portraits of Julius Caesar and Octavian (Augustus).
Aureus of Augustus struck at Lugdunum, c.15–12 B.C.
Tiberius (A.D. 14–37) struck at Lugdunum early in his reign. Caligula (A.D. 37–41) Gold aureus struck at Rome, A.D. 37–38. Caligula's portrait appears with his deceased mother, Agrippina Senior.

Claudius (A.D. 41–54) Gold aureus struck at Rome, A.D. 46–47. Nero (A.D. 54–68) Gold aureus struck at Rome, A.D. 62–63.
Galba (A.D. 68–69) Gold aureus struck at Rome.

Otho (A.D. 69) Gold aureus struck at Rome.
Vitellius (A.D. 69) Gold aureus struck at Rome.

Vespasian (A.D. 69–79) Gold aureus struck at Rome.
Titus (A.D. 79–81) Gold aureus struck at Rome, A.D. 75. This coin was struck while Titus was Caesar under his father.

Domitian (A.D. 81–96) Gold aureus struck at Rome, A.D. 76.