A Descriptive Catalogue of Rare and Unedited Roman Coins: From the Earliest Period of the Roman Coinage, to the Extinction of the Empire Under Constantinus Paleologos, Volume 2

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Pagina 174 - The singularity of the device encourages an attempt at an explanation of its meaning. The female figure would appear to be the good Genius of Carausius, and she grasps in each hand the enemies of her protege, the emperors Diocletian and his colleague, represented as serpents.
Pagina 485 - ... Templi Christiani, a restored view of this church is attempted, but evidently very hastily and rashly executed. Amongst other unwarrantable features he has inserted windows instead of the mosaic panels of the Rotunda. Daniel, and Hosea; the Emperor Constantine, in a niche, in imperial robes, bearing in his right hand a cross and in his left a globe marked with a cross; the Prophets Joel, Amos, and Obadiah. On the north side were the shattered remains of some effigies of the Apostles, with their...
Pagina 366 - At No. 7, p. 361, of JY Akerman's Roman Coins (Vol. 2, London 1834), in his description of the usual Gold and Silver money struck by Valentinianus III (424-455), he says : » Same legend. A figure standing, holding a cross, and a globe surmounted by a Victory; his right foot on a serpent».
Pagina 291 - The monogram of Christ between the letters alpha and omega. In the exergue, LP This reverse alludes to his having created his brother Decentius Caesar, at Milan, AD 351.
Pagina 107 - The emperor on horseback, preceded by Victory, and followed by a soldier.
Pagina 485 - The original, of silver, is in the possession of Edward Hawkins, Esq., of the British Museum ; it is probably of French workmanship. The King crowned, and in royal robes, sits on a throne, holding in his right hand a sceptre, and in his left a globe and cross. " JACOBUS DEI GBACIA ESCOSSIE REX.
Pagina 250 - A globe charged with three stars, and placed on a cippus, inscribed VOTIS. XX. In the field, CR In the exergue, PLC.
Pagina 428 - In the centre, on a ground of flowers, is the figure of a man, clothed in a monkish stole, bare-headed and shorn, standing on an elevation of three steps ; holding in his right hand a globe surmounted by a cross, and, in his left, a staff or sceptre, spreading into three rods or branches at the top. It appears to have belonged to the...
Pagina 500 - BONEFACIUS ORET." AD 1292. — Chapter House, Westminster. 931. ALEXANDER, c. AD 1357—1370. A handsome design of Gothic niches. In the uppermost is the Virgin and infant Jesus ; in the centre one a figure of a Bishop ; in the dexter a figure of the archangel Michael holding a cross in his right hand, and in his left a shield charged with a cross, combating the dragon ; in the sinister niche a figure of St. Andrew, with a book in his left hand, and his cross in the right. In the lower part of the...
Pagina 413 - NN. (tic). HERACLI. (or HERACLIVS.) PERP. AVG DN HERACLI. PERP. P. AVG. HERACLIUS THE FATHER, AND HERACLIUS THE SON, ARE STYLED: DD. NN. (or DN) HERACLII. DD. NN. (or DN) HERA, (or HERACLIV. or HERACLIVS. or ERACLI. or ERACLIVS.) ET. HERA, (or ERA.) CO. (or CON. or CONST.) DN ERACLIVS. ET. ERA. CON. ADN ERACLI. ET. CONST. PA DD. NN. HERACLIVS. HERA. CONS. PFA DD. NN. (or DN) HERACLIVS. ET. HERA, (or ERA.) CONS, (or CONST.) PFA (or AVG.) DD. NN. (or (DN) HERA, (or HERACLI. or HERACLIVS.) ET. HERA....

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