These are examples of the currency that was used during the Roman Republic.  At first, I didn't believe it because they look better than many of the coins we have today, showing how advanced the Romans were.

Rome and it's Empire - Decline and Fall: Some of the most common Roman coins, including the gold aureus, silver denarius and brass sestertius.

Currency and the Collapse of the Roman Empire. The Money Project is an ongoing collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals that seeks to use intuitive visualizations to explore the origins, nature, and use of money. At its peak, the Roman Empire held up to 130 million people over a span of 1.5 million square miles. Rome had conquered much of the known world. The Empire built 50,000 miles of roads, as well as many aqueducts, amphitheatres, and other works that are still…

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At its peak, the Roman Empire held up to 130 million people over a span of million square miles. How could such a powerful empire collapse?

Roman currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Roman currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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In the Roman currency system, the denarius (plural: denarii) was a small silver coin first minted in 211 BC. It was the most common coin produced for circulation but was slowly debased until its replacement by the antoninianus. The word denarius is derived from the Latin dēnī "containing ten", as its value was 10

In the Roman currency system, the denarius (plural: denarii) was a small silver…

Sugar Owl Tattoo Designs. The owl is sacred to the Greek goddess of learning, Athena and is even depicted on some Greco-Roman currency as a symbol of status, intelligence and of course, wealth. In ancient Egyptian, Celtic, and Hindu cultures the symbolic meaning of owl revolved around guardianship of the underworlds, and a protection of the dead.

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Celtic Owl - Sylvan Hare Arts. The owl is sacred to the Greek goddess of learning, Athena and is even depicted on some Greco-Roman currency as a symbol of status, intelligence and of course, wealth. In ancient Egyptian, Celtic, and Hindu cultures the symbolic meaning of owl revolved around guardianship of the underworlds, and a protection of the dead. In this light the owl was ruler of the night and seer of souls.

Celtic Owl - Sylvan Hare Arts Owl Animal Symbolism and Owl Meaning The owl is sacred to the Greek goddess of learning, Athena and is even depicted on some Greco-Roman currency as a symbol of status,.

Caracalla, Roman emperor from AD 198–217. A member of the Severan Dynasty, he was the eldest son of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. Caracalla's reign was notable for the Constitutio Antoniniana, granting Roman citizenship to nearly all freemen throughout the Roman Empire, construction of the Baths of Caracalla, the second largest bath in Rome, the introduction of a new roman currency (the antoninianus), and for the massacres he enacted against the people of Rome and elsewhere in the…

Emperor Caracalla from cover of Ancient History magazine, issue 2 by Milek Jakubiec~Amelianvs

Roman currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Denarius of Marcus Aurelius.

The picture is of a Roman Republic silver denarius. This was the dominate currency of Rome during the Republic.

Silver denarius, struck at the mint in Rome in 48 BC. Obverse: Head of captive Gallic woman with long disheveled hair facing right; carnyx behind; Reverse: Cult figure of Artemis holding spear right with hand on stag left.

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