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CHORTIUM PRAETORIARUM  of Marcus Antonius
Marcus Antonius

Cohors Praetoria
Hadrian Sestertius

 COH PRAET of Gallienus

Gallienus

CHORTIS SPECULATORUM of Marcus Antonius

Marcus Antonius

LEG I ADIUTRIX   (Brigetio, Pannonia Inferior = Hungary)
Septimius Severus

Gallienus

LEGIO I GERMANICA & LEGIO II AVGVSTA when based in Spain (Provinical AE of Acci, Spain)
later in Bonna / Germanica inferior and Isca / Britannia

Tiberius
 
 
 
 

LEG I MINERVA (Bonna, Germania Inferior = Bonn, Germany)
Septimius Severus

Gallienus

Carausius for Legio I Minerva

LEG I ITALICA (Novae, Moesia Inferior = Bulgaria)
Septimius Severus Gallienus

LEG I PARTHICA (Singara, Mesopotamia), the Zentaur (above the head of the godess) is its symbol, the same as for Legio II Parthica - see below.
Gordianus III

LEG II  (This legion of Marcus Antonius cannot be linked beyond doubt to an imperial legion)

Marcus Antonius

LEG II ADIUTRIX  (Aquincum, Pannonia Inferior = Budapest, Hungary)
Septimius Severus

LEG II AUGUSTA  (Isca, Britannia = Wales, UK)
Carausius

see also above under Legio I Germanica

LEG II ITALICA (Lauriacum, near Linz, Austria)

Septimius Severus
 

  Gallienus
 

LEG II Parthica, based in Alba near Rome
Gallienus, Zentaur

LEG II TRAIANA based near Alexandria / Egypt

 LEG B TRAI in greek letters, tetradrachm of Carinus from Alexandria

LEG III AUGUSTA  (Northern Africa)
Below denarius of Clodius Macer, only 8 pieces known, Spring 68


Restituta PR, Libertas, denarius making reference to the famous Brutus EID MAR denarius with the two daggers and the cap of liberty. Possibly struck under Galba in Tarraco, Spain

below coins of Septimius Severus were minted in Alexandria. Two types of  reverse legends exist:  LEG III IT AVG  and LEG III IT AVC,
both are thought to be for Legio III Augusta, the version with "AVG" being extremely rare

LEG III IT AVG
Septimius Severus

in mirror writing
 

likely an IT AVG ?
The "G" melts into the capricorn

LEG III IT AVI


IT AVI in mirror
 

mint error LEG IIII IT AVG

 

LEG III CYRENAICA  (Bostra, Arabia)
Countermarks on provincial coins are known, as well as rare coins like this following one referring directly to this legion
 

from CNG auction
D. Hollard, Le monnayage de la Legio III Cyrenaica frappé à Bostra sous Antonin le Pieux, RN 2004, 8 (D1/R4 ­ this coin); Kindler, Bostra p. 93, a (pl. V, 19);
Antoninus Pius
 

LEG III ITALICA  (Castra Regina, Raetia = Regensburg, Germany)
Septimius Severus


Gallienus
 

LEG III GALLICA   (Raphanea, Syria)

Marcus Antonius

Caracalla, Tyre, for LEG III GAL
Julia Domna, Tyre,  for LEG III GAL
Elagabal, Tyre, for LEG III GAL
 

LEG III PARTHICAbased in Rhesaena, Mesopotamia
Elagabal, LEG III P
Traianus Decius, L IIIP at end of reverse legend, eagle as symbol
 

LEG IIII FLAVIA   (Singidunum, Moesia Superior = Belgrade, Yugoslavia)
Septimius Severus


Gordianus III from COLonia VIMinacium for Legio IIII Flavia and VII Claudia, bull and lion, both legions were based in Moesia superior

Gallienus

Carausius

 

Barbaric Imitation of a Legio IIII Flavia denarius

LEG IV MACEDONICA  (in Northern Spain and in Mogontiacum / Germania superior)

LEG IV (or IIII)  Scythica (Zeugma, Syria)

IV
IV

IIII
IIII, Marcus Antonius

The symbol of the legion was a capricorn (see below) on a regional coin from the city of Zeugma

LEG V ALAUDAE  (Vetera, Germania Inferior = Xanten, Germany)
Marcus Antonius

denarius of Marcus Antonius

Spanish AE from Augusta Emerita (Merida) for Veterans of Legio V Alaudae and X Gemina)

Augustus

LEG V MACEDONICA  (Potaissa, Dacia = Rumania)

Coins under Claudius and for Divus Augustus (maybe under Nerva or Traian) from the city of Berytus for veterans of Legions V (Macedonica) and VII (Claudia)

Septimius Severus
Septimius Severus


Provincia Dacia, Gordian III and Philippus I, Eagle (V) and Lion (XIII) as legionary symbols, both legions were based in Dacia
 

Gallienus
 

LEG VI FERRATA  (Legio, Judea = Israel)
Marcus Antonius

countermark LVI F

under Lucius Verus and Marcus Aurelius under Lucius Verus and Marcus Aurelius
 

LEG VI VICTRIX (Northern Spain and later Eburacum = York, Britannia)

 

LEG VII   (The 7th legion of Marcus Antonius cannot be linked beyond doubt to an imperial legion)

Marcus Antonius

LEG VII CLAUDIA   (Viminacium, Moesia Superior = Serbia)

Coins under Claudius and for Divus Augustus (maybe under Nerva or Traian) from the city of Berytus for veterans of Legions V (Macedonica) and VII (Claudia)

 

Septimius Severus


Gordianus III from COLonia VIMinacium for Legio IIII Flavia and VII Claudia, bull and lion, both legions were based in Moesia superior

 2 Antoniniani of Carausius

LEG VIII   (The 8th legion of Marcus Antonius cannot be linked beyond doubt to an imperial legion)

Marcus Antonius

LEG VIII AUGUSTA  (Argentorate, Germania Superior = Straßburg, Alsace)

Aureus of Septimius Severus
(LEG VIII AVC II COS, minted in Emesa)

LEG VIIII and IX   (The 9th legion of Marcus Antonius cannot be linked beyond doubt to an imperial legion)

IX
IX, Marcus Antonius
 

VIIII
VIIII, Marcus Antonius
 
 
 

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