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RIC Volume V, Part II - Probus to Amandus

Volume V, Part II was written by Percy H. Webb and edited by Harold Mattingly and Edward A. Sydenham.  The latest edition is from 1933 and was reprinted in 1998.  It is 701 pages and 20 pages of plates.  This volume is arranged chronologically by issuer, mint, denomination,  chronologically within denomination, then alphabetically by reverse legend.

Note: The following table was created from the information in RIC V, Part II and David Vagi's "Coinage and History of the Roman Empire" Volumes I and II

Common Name Full Name Association Date Period Pages in RIC
Probus Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus, Elevated by his legions 276-282 1-121
Carus Marcus Aurelius Carus Augustus, Elevated by his legions 282-285 122-153
Carinus Marcus Aurelius Carinus Caesar/Augustus, Son of Carus 282-285 152-181
Magnia Urbica Magnia Urbica Wife of Carinus 283-285 181-185
Numerian Marcus Aurelian Numerius Numerianus Caesar/Augustus, Son of Carus 282-284 180, 186-202
Nigrinian Nigrinianus Deified son of Carinus -- 202-203
Diocletian Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus (earlier Diocles) Augustus, Elevated by his legions 284-305 204-258
Maximian Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus (Maximian Herculius) Caesar/Augustus, Son-in-law of Diocletian 285-310 258-295
Constantius I Flavius Valerius (or Julius) Constantius ('Chlorus') Caesar/Augustus, Son-in-law of Maximianus 293-306 296-302
Galerius Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus (originally Maximinus, sometimes called Armentarius) Caesar/Augustus, Son-in-law of Diocletian 293-311 303-309


Postumus Marcus Cassianius Latinius Postumus Augustus, Usurper in Gaul 260-269 335-368
Laelianus Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus Augustus, Usurper in Mainz 269 369-373
Marius Marcus Aurelius Marius Augustus, Elevated by co-soldiers 269 374-378
Victorinus Marcus Piavvonius Victorinus Augustus, Proclaimed by soldiers 269-271 379-398
Tetricus I Gaius Pius Esuvius Tetricus Augustus, Son or Nephew of Victorinus 271-274 399-418
Tetricus II Gaius Pius Esuvius Tetricus Caesar/Augustus, Son of Tetricus I 273-274 416-425


Carausius Marcus Aurelius Valerius Carausius (earlier Mausaeus Carausius) Augustus, Usurper in Britain 286-293 461-556
Allectus Allectus Augustus, Usurper in Britain 293-297 557-570


Macrianus (Junior) Titus Fulvius Julius Macrianus Augustus, Usurper in Syria 260-261 580-581
Quietus Titus Fulvius Julius Quietus Augustus, Usurper in Syria 260-261 582-583
Zenobia Septimia Zenobia (Bat-Zabbai) Queen/Augusta (of Palmyra) 267-272 584
Vabalathus Lucius Julius Aurelius Septimius Vabalathus Athenodorus (also Wahballat) King/Augustus, Son of Zenobia 267-272 585
Regalianus Cornelius Publius Gaius Regalianus Augustus, Usurper in Pannonia 260 586-587
Dryantilla Sulpicia Dryantilla Wife of Regalianus 260 588
Aureolus Marcus (or Manius) Acilius Aureolus Ally of Postumus, then Usurper in Milan 267?-268 589
Domitian II Domitianus (of Gaul) Augustus, Usurper in Gaul? 269 or 271? 590
Saturninus (Sextus? or Gaius?) Julius Saturninus Augustus, Usurper in Antioch? 280-281 591
Bonosus Quintus Bonosus Augustus, Usurper in Gaul 280-281? 592
Julian I (of Pannonia) Marcus Aurelius Sabinus Julianus Augustus, Usurper in Pannonia 284-285 593-594
Amandus Gnaeus Silvius Amandus Augustus, Usurper in Gaul 285-286 595

Note: Proculus does not have any coins listed in RIC V, Part II, but is discussed as a co-usurper in Gaul with Bonosus.  On page 579 of RIC, it is noted that 'of Proculus, no genuine coin is known' and the coins of Bonosus 'deserve consideration'. On page 376 in Volume I (History) of Vagi, he states "While Probus was on the opposite side of the Roman world (near the border of Syria), the Gauls rebelled, hailing two generals, Titus Aelius Proculus and Quintus Bonosus, as joint emperors at Cologne. It is not certain whether their revolts began jointly, but there is little doubt that they soon joined forces".  Vagi goes on to note the coinage of Proculus was unknown until very recently and the single known specimen is accepted by many numismatists as genuine, where the coinage of Bonosus is generally dismissed as altered or are misdescribed "barbarous radiates".