The Gallic Empire The Tetrarchy

Rome: Aurelian's Monetary Reforms

270 to 285 A.D.

Aurelian continued the tradition of army officers seizing power. He managed to stabilise the Empire to some extent and brought the Gallic Empire back into the fold. He reformed the coinage, producing better quality coins containing 5% silver. Further soldier emperors seized power in ever more inventive ways. However, on the death of Carinus in 283 AD, all was to change.

List of Emperors
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Aurelian
270 - 275 AD
AE Antoninianus
Aurelian
270 - 275 AD
AE Antoninianus of Milan
Aurelian
270 - 275 AD
AE Antoninianus of Milan
Aurelian
270 - 275 AD
AE Antoninianus of Mediolanum
Aurelian
270 - 275 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Aurelian
270 - 275 AD
AE Denarius of Rome
Aurelian
270 - 275 AD
AE Aurelianus of Siscia
Aurelian and Severina
270 - 275 AD
AE As of Rome
Severina
Wife of Aurelian
AE Aurelianus of Serdica
Vabalathus with Aurelian
270-272 AD
Tetradrachm of Alexandria
Vabalathus with Aurelian
270-272 AD
AE Antoninianus of Antioch
Tacitus
275 - 276 AD
AE Aurelianus of Gaul mint
Tacitus
275 - 276 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Tacitus
275 - 276 AD
Double Aurelianus of Tripolis
Tacitus
275 - 276 AD
Double Aurelianus of Antioch
Tacitus
275 - 276 AD
Aurelianus of Antioch
Tacitus
275 - 276 AD
Aurelianus of Antioch
Tacitus
275 - 276 AD
Billon Aurelianus of Cyzicus
Florianus
276 AD
Double Aurelianus
Florianus
276 AD
AE Aurelianus of Ticinum
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Probus
276 - 282 AD
Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Serdica
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Serdica
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Siscia
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Siscia
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Siscia
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Ticinum
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Ticinum
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Ticinum
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Probus
276 - 282 AD
AE Aurelianus of Siscia
Carus
282 - 283 AD
AE Aurelianus of Ticinum
Carus
282 - 283 AD
AE Aurelianus of Ticinum
Numerian as Augustus
Caes. 282-283 AD: Aug. 283-284 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Numerian as Augustus
Caes. 282-283 AD: Aug. 283-284 AD
AE Aurelianus of Lugdunum
Carinus as Caesar
Caes. 282-283 AD: Aug. 283-285 AD
AE Aurelianus of Siscia
Carinus as Augustus
Caes. 282-283 AD: Aug. 283-285 AD
AE Aurelianus of Antioch
Magnia Urbica, wife of Carinus
283-285 AD
AE Aurelianus of Rome
Julian of Pannonia

The Republic
The Julio-Claudian Emperors
The Flavian, Adoptive and Antonine Emperors
The Severan Emperors
The Barrack Room Emperors
The Gallic Empire
Aurelian's Monetary Reforms
The Tetrarchy, Constantine and Licinius
The heirs of Constantine
The Valentinian Emperors to the Fall
Roman Imitative Coins