Roman Coin Abbreviations


A quick guide to Roman coin abbreviations.

Latin Long form Meaning
AUG Augustus, Augusta Emperor, Empress
CAES Caesar Emperor
COS Consul Consul
D Divus, Diva Deified
F Filius Son
GER Germanicus One who defeated Germans
IMP Imperator Victorious general/emperor
P M Pontifex Maximus Chief priest
P P Pater Patriae Father of the country
S C Senatus Consulto By the decree of the senate
TR P Tribunicia Potestas Tribunitian power, renewed every year
SPQR Senatus Populusque Romanus The roman senate and people
NOB Nobilissimus Most noble
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