Roman empress Aelia Flaccilla, wife of Theodosius, 379-395
   Her complete AE ancient-coin type set (with photos below).

This page is part of a larger site: "Guide to Late Roman AE Coin Types" (http://augustuscoins.com/ed/ricix/

AE
size
      description
          and a link to the image below
Type number
linked to the
type page
rarity
AE2 SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Victory seated right inscribing on shield           21    C
AE4 SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Victory seated right inscribing on shield            22    C
AE2 SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Empress standing front, arms crossed on breast          23    C

All three of her types were issued only for her. All references to RIC (Roman Imperial Coinage) are to volume IX. 


Type 21:  AE2.  SALVS REIPVBLICAE
Victory seated right inscribing chi-rho (sometimes the rho is missing) on shield set on low column.
378-388

    This type is only for Aelia Flacilla.

Aelia Flaccilla
SALVS REIPVBLICAE
AE2. 22 mm. 4.73 grams.
•TESΔ
RIC IX Thessalonica 46

 

 

RIC: Not at Cyzicus or Alexandria
Later issues differ from earlier issues by the addition of a "T" in field right alongside the column, "378-388."

 


Type 22:  AE4 (smaller module, 12-13 mm).  SALVS REIPVBLICAE
Victory seated right inscribing chi-rho on shield set on low column. (The chi-rho is often indistinct or more like an Iota-Chi.)
378-388
    This type is only for Aelia Flaccilla.


Aelia Flaccilla
SALVS REIPVBLICAE
AE4. 13 mm. 1.29 grams.
BSIS•
RIC IX Siscia 35.2

 

 

RIC: Not at Cyzicus or Alexandria.
 


Type 23.  AE2.   SALVS REIPVBLICAE
Empress standing front, arms crossed on breast
383-388

     This type is only for Aelia Flaccilla.

Aelia Flaccilla
SALVS REIPVBLICAE
AE2. 23-22 mm. 4.17 grams.
        +
CONS–Ą
RIC IX Constantinople 82

 

 

The cross in field right is only at Heraclea and Constantinople.
The reverse shows her in "arms folded across her breast, explained as an attitude of prayer"  RIC p. 205.
"The AE2 types, which followed, I think, on the entente of autumn 384, .." RIC p. 267.

 


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