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This blog, led by Will Leveritt, commemorates historical anniversaries from the Greek and Roman world through posts written by postgraduate and undergraduate students from the University of Nottingham. Each event is accompanied by a photograph of an authentic ancient coin taken by the blogging team using equipment from the University's Digital Humanities Centre.
- This day in AD 357 marked Constantius II’s entry into Rome
- Beware the Ides of March
- On this day in 1775, in a packed meeting house in Boston, Massachusetts, Doctor Joseph Warren wore a toga
- On this day in AD503 a group of monks got drunk
- On this day in AD 31 the Praetorian Prefect Sejanus was executed.
Antoninianus Antoninus Pius as As or Dupondius Augustus Augustus; Gaius Aureus Bronze Caligula Commodus Constantius Denarius Didius Julianus Diocletian First century Follis Fourth century Galba Gold Hadrian Hemidrachm Imperial Julius Caesar Licinius; Fourth century; Follis Marcus Aurelius Nero Nerva Pertinax Pharsalus Pompey Radiate Republican Roma Roman Second century Second cenutury Severus Alexander Siliqua Silver Third century Tiberius Titus Trajan triumvirate Vespasian