THE BRITANNIC COINAGE OF THE TETRARCHY
Folles produced in Gaul and Britain from 294 to 307 AD

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Last updated: 03 October 2017

WEB SITE PAGES

Historical Overview

Page coin photoThe geographical division of the Empire into East and West, the institution of Diocletian's Tetrarchy, the creation of Seccessionist Britain by the Usurper Augustus, Carausius, and the subsequent Invasion and Restoration of Britain to the Empire by Constantius. The re-opening of the London Mint and its coinage issues by Constantius. Go to the Historical Overview page.

Characteristics of the Coinage

Page coin phto Coin composition, mints, weight ranges, obverse and reverse depictions and inscriptions, markings, etc. Includes a chronology of coinage events. Go to the Characteristics of the Coinage page.

British Invasion Coinage of Constantius

Page coin photo Detailed Information and Notes relating to the coinage produced in Gaul at the uncertain Mint manned by Lugdunese workers. Go to the British Invasion Coinage of Constantius page.

Post-Invasion Coinage Produced in Britain

Page coin photo Detailed Information and Notes relating to the coinage produced at the London Mint until the Dissolution of the Tetrarchy in 307. Go to the Post-Invasion Coinage Produced in Britain page.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Diocletian's Tetrarchic system of Government

Very important reference page for understanding the organization and function of the Tetrarchy:

With emphasis on events relating to Roman Britain

Go to the Diocletian's Tetrarchic system of Government page.

LacusCurtius: Into the Roman World

Bill Thayer's Web site is a monumental online informational web site for students of Ancient Rome. It includes a section devoted to Roman Britain.

Stemmata

De Imperatoribus Romanis offers this facility which includes extensive biographies and bibliographical links. The Stemmata of the Emperors of the Tetrarchy.

London Mint data compilation

London Mint: AD 296-325 - Ken Elks' online resource that includes a link to his Obverse & Reverse types and Legends page.

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REFERENCES & RESOURCES

Historical Reference Books

Coinage Reference Books

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THE BRITANNIC COINAGE OF THE TETRARCHY
Gaul and Londinium Production (294-307)
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