Corrigenda to Coin References
Below is the start of a list of corrections that I have discovered that need
to be made to some of the standard numismatic reference works.
Roman Imperial Coinage, (Various)
Volume IV, Part I
Volume IV, Part III
- On p. 44, Clodius Albinus, No. 4: For obverse legend (b) D CL SEPT ALBIN
CAES should read obverse legend (a) D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES
- On p. 96, Philip II, No. 218: For obverse description globe and
standard should read globe and reverse spear.
- Heraclea, pg 530, legend 2a of Maximianus should read IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG rather than IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
- On p. 217, mint of Constantinopolis, No. 17(b): "As 18(a), but without
'indeterminate object'" should read "As 17(a), but without
Greek Imperial Coins, D. R. Sear
- Number 419, Caesar and Caesonia, obverse legend should be ...P M TR P COS... not ...P M T P COS...
Roman Silver Coins, D. R. Sear
- On p. 132, Postumus, No. 273: For reverse legend P M TR P III COS III P P
should read P M TR P IIII COS III P P
Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins, D Van Meter
On p. 68 (Augustus, #60) The photo labeled #60 should be labeled as #60a.
On p. 69 (Augustus, #81) The photo labeled #81 should be labeled as #81a.b.
On p. 70 (Augustus, #93) The obverse legend in the photo is
CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, not
CAESAR PONT MAX.
This appears to be RIC 233 rather than RIC 230.
On p. 73 Heading Auadrans should be Quadrans.
On p. 76 (Tiberius, #17-#17b) The reverse legends are given as
PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVM POTEST XXXVI, ... POTEST XXXVII..., and ...POTEST
XXXIIX...,. An S C should be placed at the end of each of those
legends or it should be noted that the legend is around large S C in
field. Also, the picture for #17b has the reverse legend PONTIF
MAXIM TR POT XXXIIX around large S C in field. The text, however,
gives the legend as PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVM POTEST XXXIIX.
On p. 79 (Caligula, #5a & #5b) These varieties listed are obverse
varieties, not reverse varieties.
On p. 82 (Claudius, #11) Reverse legend
EX S C / OB / CIVES SERVATOS should be
EX S C / P P / OB CIVES / SERVATOS.
Also, the photo shown for #11 should be labeled #11a.
On p. 82 (Claudius, #19 & #20) Obverse varieties listed are
actually reverse varieties.
On p. 84 (Nero) Sestertius of Caludius #12 should be labeled as
Claudius #12 (sp).
On p. 85 (Nero, #9) The photo labeled as #9 should be labeled #9c.
On p. 86 (Nero, #17) The photo has obverse legend
NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM PM TR P IMP PP.
This is not a variety listed for #17.
On p. 86 (Nero, #20) The photo labeled #20 should be labeled
#20d. Also, in the obverse varieties, ol/6 is listed for
(a). This is a duplicate since the same obverse legend
is listed in the original description.
On p. 87 Heading RCopper Semis should read Copper Semis.
On p. 87 (Nero, #31) The obverse legend in the photo is
NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERMANIC. This does not match
ol/3 (NERO CLAVD CAESAR GERMANICVS) the type listed in
the obverse description.
#31 should also have the following variety listed:
Rev - PONTIF MAX TR P IMP PP; Nero as Apollo right
playing lyre. Obv - NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERMA; Bare
head of Nero left.
On p. 87 (Nero, #33) The reverse legend is around S C in field.
On p. 90 (Vitellius in support of the Upper German Legions, #5)
The reverse legend
FIDES EXCERITVVM should read
On p. 92 (Galba, #5b & #5e) The obverse legend ol/22 is listed,
but there is no key for it in the list of legends. It
should be listed as SER GALBE IMPERATOR.
On p. 94 (Galba, #43) The photo shown for #43 has obverse legend
ol/4 (IMP SER SVLP GALBA CAESAR AVG TR P), but, ol/4 is
not listed as a variety.
On p. 103 (Vespasian, #75) The photo for #75 has the obverse
legend IMP CAES VESP AVG PM T R PP COS IIII CENS, a
variety of legend not listed in the key. It is very
close to ol/10.
On p. 104 (Vespasian, #96) The photo for #96 has the obverse
legend ol/12 (IMP CAESAR VESP AVG COS V CENS), a variety
not listed for this coin.
On p. 107 (Titus, #43) The reverse legend
CERES AVGUST S C should read
CERES AVGVST S C.
On p. 111 (Domitian, #42) The reverse legend
IMP COS XXI COS XV CENS P PP should read
IMP XXI COS XV CENS P PP.
On p. 111 (Domitian, #42/3) The photo labeled #42/3 should be labeled #43/3(a).
On p. 111 (Domitian, #45/1) The photo labeled #45/1 should be labeled #45/1(a).
On p. 112 (Domitian, #55/5) The photo labeled #55/5 has an obverse
legend ol/29, a variety not listed for #55.
On p. 113 (Domitian, #87) The photo shows an obverse legend of
type ol/7. This should be listed as an obverse variety.
On p. 114 (Domitian, #105) The photo shows ol/9 which should be
listed as a variety along with ol/17.
On p. 117 (Nerva, #1) The reverse legend
CONCORDIA EXCERCITVVM should read
On p. 118 (Nerva, #23) The photo shows ol/4 or ol/6 which should
be listed as a variety along with ol/5.
On p. 121 (Trajan, #45) The reverse legend
ARMENIA ET MESOPOPTAMIA IN POTESTATEM P R REDACTAE S C should read
ARMENIA ET MESOPOTAMIA IN POTESTATEM P R REDACTAE S C.
On p. 122 (Trajan, #56) The reverse legend
SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI / AQUA TRAIANA / S C should read
SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI / AQVA TRAIANA / S C.
On p. 138 (Antoninus Pius, #86) The reverse legend
ROMAE ATERNAE S C should be
ROMAE AETERNAE S C?
On p. 143 (Marcus Aurelius, #1) The obverse legend in the photo is
ol/14 (IMP CAES M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG), not
ol/18 (IMP M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG).
The reverse legend
CONCORDIAE AVGVSTOR TR P XV should be
CONCORDIAE AVGVSTOR TR P XV COS III.
On p. 150 (Marcus Aurelius, #152) The reverse legend
CONCORD AVGVSTOR TR P SV COS III S C should be
CONCORD AVGVSTOR TR P XV COS III S C.
On p. 152 (Faustina Junior, #2) The reverse legend
IVONONI LVCINAE should be
On p. 175 (Pescennius Niger, #15) should reference Cohen 35 not 36
On p. 181 (Septimius Severus, #2) The obverse legend should read
VIRT AVG TR P COS
On p. 182 (Septimius Severus, #24) The description is missing the
obverse type. Should be ol/28 with laureated head right.
On p. 183 (Septimius Severus, #43) The photo for #43 should be
On p. 186 (Septimius Severus, #119) The reverse legend
PM TR P VI COS III PP should be
PM TR P XVI COS III PP.
On p. 186 (Septimius Severus, #120) The reverse legend
PM TR P VI / PROF AVGG should be
PM TR P XVI / PROF AVGG.
On p. 193 (Julia Domna, #65) The reverse legend
SAECVLI FELCICITAS S C should be
SAECVLI FELICITAS S C.
On p. 194 (Caracalla) In the list of obverse legends,
ol/25 (M AVR ANTONONIVS PIVS FELIX AVG) should be
ol/25 (M AVR ANTONINVS PIVS FELIX AVG).
On p. 209 (Julia Paula, #2) The reverse legend
CONCORIDA AVGG should be
More to come ...
Standard Catalog of World Coins, 17th Century Edition
- In the denominations section (Page 24) under Daalder, Grosveld should be Gronsveld
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