Browsing Roman Imperial Coins of Uranius Sulpius Antoninus


Usurper, claimed the title in Emesa after the invasion of the Syrian province by the Persians in AD 253-254. He was sent packing by Valerian who restored Roman authority in Syria in AD 254.

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Baldus 71Uranius Antoninus, AR Denarius. Emesa mint. 17mm. L IVL AVR SVLP VRA ANTONINVS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / FECVNDITAS AVG, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Baldus 71; RIC -; Sear 9893.TextImage
RIC 3aUranius Antoninus, AV aureus. L IVL AVR SVLP VRA ANTONINVS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / FECVNDITAS AVG, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RIC 3a; Baldus 57-67; Sear 9883.TextImage
RIC 3bUranius Antoninus, AV aureus. L IVL AVR SVL ANTONINVS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left / FECVNDITAS AVG, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RIC 3b; Baldus 83; Sear 9882.TextImage
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denarius
Uranius Antoninus, AR denarius. AD 253-254. 19mm, 2.92 g. Emesa mint. L IVL AVR SVLP VRA ANTONINVS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / FECVNDITAS AVG, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Baldus 71 = Baldus, Denare, B; RIC 3a var - listed only as an aureus.TextImage
RIC 4 varUranius Antoninus, AV aureus, 253-254 AD. L IVL AVR SVLP VRA ANTONINVS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / FORTVNA PEDVIX (sic), Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RIC 4 var (rev. legend); Sear 9884. This reverse legend was given by Blanchet in Rev. Num. 1895, apparently not seen by the RIC author.TextImage
RIC 7Uranius Antoninus, 253–254 AD, AV Aureus, Emesa 5.88 g. L IVL AVR SVLP ANTONINVS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / SAECVLARES AVGG, Cippus inscribed COS I. RIC 7; Baldus 88; Sear 9887.TextImage
RIC 9Uranius Antoninus, AV aureus. AD 253-254. 21mm, 5.91 g. Emesa mint. L IVL AVR SVLP VRA ANTONINVS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVG, Victory walking left, holding wreath and palm. RIC 9; Calicó 3397 (this coin); Biaggi 1427 (this coin).TextImage
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BMC 22
Uranius Antoninus AR Tetradrachm of Seleucia and Pieria, Emisa. AYTOK K COVΛΠ ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate, draped bust right / ΔHMAΡC EΞOVCIAC S-C, eagle standing facing, wings spread, head left with wreath in its beak, EMICA in ex. Nurpetlian 49; Paris 1008 and 1011; Paris Chandon de Brialles 1532; SNG Cop. 313; SNG Righetti 2092. SGI 4411. TextImage
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BMC 24
Uranius Antoninus AE 32mm of Emesa. Struck in year 565 of the Seleukid era or 253/254 AD. AYTOK COYΛΠ ANTΩNINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; viewed from behind / EMICΩN KOΛΩN, hexastyle temple containing the conical stone of Elagabal (ornamented with a facing eagle), shaded by two umbrellas; pediment ornamented with crescent; date EξΦ in ex. BMC 24: Paris 1012 and Chandon de Briailles 153; SNG Cop. Supp. 1193; SNG Hunter 3174; Nurpetlian 57; SGI 4414. TextImage
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BMC 23
Uranius Antoninus, usurper in Syria, AR Tetradrachm of Emisa. 253-254 AD. AYTOK COVΛΠ ANTΩNINOC C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EΞOV S-C, eagle standing facing, wings spread, head right. Baldus 3cf, Delbrück 8. TextImage
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Baldus 5v
Uranius Antoninianus AR Tetradrachm of Emesa, Syria. AYTOK K COVΛΠ ANTΩNINOC CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EΞ OVCIAC, eagle standing facing, head left, wreath in beak, EMICA below. TextImage
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Nurpetlian 58
Uranius (Sulpius) Antoninus, AE32 of Emesa, Syria. AD 253-254. 31.97 g. Dated year 565, AD 253-254. AYTOK C OYΛΠ ANTωNINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EMI-CΩN KOΛΩ, tetrastyle temple of Sol seen in perspective left, date EΞΦ below. Nurpetlian 58; Baldus 30-33; Paris Y28359; Berlin 5434; Paris Chandon de Briailles 1531.TextImage
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Prieur 1031
Uranius Antoninus, billon tetradrachm of Emesa, Syria. AD 253-254. 28 mm, 10.37 g. AYTOK K COYΛΠ ANTωNINOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back. / ΔHMAΡX EΞOYCIAC around, EMICA below, S-C across fields, eagle standing facing on ground-line, wings spread, head and tail right, holding wreath in beak. Prieur 1031; Bern 1861; Baldus 9.TextImage
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Prieur 1056v
Uranius Antoninus Billon Tetradrachm (25mm) of Emisa, Syria. AVTOK• COV ΛΠ ANTΩNINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; viewed from behind / ΔHMAΡX EΞ OVCIAC YΠA TO B, eagle standing facing, wings spread, head left with wreath in beak; SC under wings. TextImage
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Prieur 1057
Uranius Antoninus, AR Tetradrachm of Emesa, Syria. 9.41 gr. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΔHMAΡX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO B, SC in ex. Eagle standing facing, head and tail to left, wings spread. Baldus 23; Prieur 1057.TextImage
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Prieur 1058
Uranius Antoninus, AR tetradrachm, Emesa, Syria. 253-254 AD. 26mm, 10.21 gr. AYTO dot K dot COYΛΠ ANTΩNINOC dot CE, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO B, SC in ex. eagle standing left, head and tail right, wings spread, wreath in beak. Prieur 1058; Baldus Nachtrag pl. 51 (this coin).TextImage
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Prieur 1066
Uranius Antoninus. AR Tetradrachm, Emesa, Syria. AVTO K COY CEOVHΡOC ANTΩNINOC CEB, Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EΞ OYCIAC YΠ B, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. S-C across fields. Butcher, Syria 174; Prieur 1066.TextImage
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Prieur 1067
Uranius Antoninus. AR Tetradrachm. Emesa, Syria. AVTO K COY CEOVHΡOC ANTΩNINOC CEB, Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EΞ OYCIAC YΠA B, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. S-C across fields. Prieur 1067.TextImage
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Prieur 1074
Uranius Antoninus, usurper in Syria, Tetradrachm, Emesa mint. AD 248-254. 25mm, 7.96 g. AYTOK COY CEOYHΡOC ANTΩNINOC C, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ OYCIAC YΠ B, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. S-C across fields. Prieur 1074; Baldus 9 (in Chiron 5, (1975), this coin).TextImage
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Prieur 1074
EXAMPLES OF MODERN FAKES of Prieur 1074. AYTOK COY CEOYHΡOC ANTΩNINOC C, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ OYCIAC YΠ B, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. S-C across fields. TextImage
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