Roman Bronze 8-Coin Collection Rise and Fall of the Gallic Empire

Roman Bronze 8-Coin Collection Rise and Fall of the Gallic Empire

to zoom

Currently Out of Stock

camera icon Your purchase is guaranteed to match the quality of the product shown. It will not be this exact item.
Product Details
  • Product Details
  • Specifications
  • Sell Silver to Us
Product Details
This collection features coins from the rise and fall of the Gallic empire between 260-274 CE. The history of Rome and Gaul is neatly reflected in the coinage minted in the two empires at the time.

Set Highlights:
  • 8 coin set of various bronze coinage of the CE (common era).
  • Set is displayed in a deluxe custom hardwood box with a story and certificate of authenticity.
  • Includes Bronze Antoniniani of the following Emperors:
    * Valerian I, 253-260 CE
    * Gallienus, 253-268 CE
    * Postumus, 260-268 CE
    * Victorinus, 269-271 CE
    * Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270 CE
    * Tetricus I, 271-274 CE
    * Tetricus II, 273-274 CE
    * Aurelian, 270-275 CE

This beautifully displayed set would make an ideal addition to any collection or a perfect gift for collectors of coins from the Roman Empire. Add this unique set to your cart today!

In the first years of the reign of Postumus, the coins had high Silver content, indicative of the prosperity of the region under his command. As he committed more resources to the defense of his breakaway empire, he began to debase his currency. By the end of the Gallic Empire, the coins were all bronze. But they still contained trace amounts of Silver, either as a wash, or as part of the metallurgical admixture. On some coins, the Silver content is still visible. The antoninianus of Tetricus was frequently imitated by the Germanic tribes.

Not yet rated. Be the first to Write a Review

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We provide all of our customers with a refund, return and / or exchange on everything we sell including all bullion and certified coins. If for any reason, you have a problem, please feel free to call us. We will always do our best to accommodate you.

 (0)

There are no items in the cart.