Roman Numismatic Gallery
Greek Portrait Coins
Roman Portrait Coins - Roman Military

 Augustus Cameo British Museum, London)    Nero Dupondius (Lugdunum mint)   Marcus Aurelius Equestrian Statue (Capitoline Museum, Rome)   Roman Face Mask Helmet ca. 1st Century AD (Leiden, NL )     Otho (Louvre, Paris)
28 Years 1996 - 2024
Roman Numismatic Gallery

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Roman Portrait Sculpture
23 Years 2001 - 2024
Roman Military Museum

Numismatic Section:
Roman Portrait Sculpture - Start Page
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Special Features:


Greek Portrait Book

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Table of Content / Inhaltsverzeichnis

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1) List of rulers by catalog number
2) All coin reverse images for research purposes
 Additional Rulers
4) Erratum page


Roman Portrait Book

PORTRAITS - 500 years of Roman Coin Portraits


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Click here for table of content and sample pages of the first edition

Sample Images 1     Sample images 2     
Sample images 3
First edition ISBN 978-3-922840-36-7

Second enhanced edition ISBN

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Museum Mission Statement & How to contact us:

This museum features a portrait gallery of  Roman emperors and their families from the late Roman republic to the end of the western Roman Empire, both on coins and in sculpture. Pieces of art in marble and metal. In addition you will find Roman historical coins; countermarks on Roman coins; legionary stamps on Roman bricks; Roman military diplomas; Roman military equipment; officials, provinces, buildings, animals, gods & mintmarks on Roman coins. Shorter sections cover Greek and Celtic coinage, and also the Byzantine Empire.

It does not represent specific collections, not even of a network of collectors (who could be that rich anyway ?) It is a completely virtual museum, with scans from many different sources. It thus took a lot of enthusiasm, but little budget to set up this museum. We are strictly non-commercial. No coins or artefacts to sell. Do not ask us about prices, we will not answer. We hope you will simply enjoy the beauty of history shown in large size images !  

Please donate scans like many others have. Please read the Copyright Policy and take a look at the List of distinguished Scan Donors.

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