The Emperors, empresses, and Caesars
The Antonine period (volume IV)
The ‘Antonine period’ is defined here as the time between 138 and 192, that is the reigns of Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius (with Lucius Verus and Commodus as temporary co-emperors), and Commodus. Coins were struck with the portraits of the emperors, the heirs to the purple (called Caesars), and their wives.
- Antoninus Pius (138–161)
- Faustina I (138–141, and later deification coins)
- Marcus Aurelius (139–180)
- Faustina II (147–175)
- Lucius Verus (161–169)
- Lucilla (164–169, and later)
- Commodus (175–192)
- Crispina (178–182?)
From Trajan Decius to Uranius Antoninus (volume IX)
The period covered by volume IX is defined as the time between AD 249 and 253/4, that is the reigns of Trajan Decius (with Herennius Etruscus and Hostilian as co-emperors), Trebonianus Gallus (Volusian as co-emperor), Aemilian and Uranius Antoninus (who ruled only in Syria). Coins were struck with the portraits of the emperors, the heirs to the purple (called Caesares), and their wives (Herennia Etruscilla under Decius and Cornelia Supera under Aemilian).