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.

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.

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ancient bibical holy coins: widow's mite, herod the great, pontius pilate, caesar augustus, etc.

ancient bibical holy coins: widow's mite, herod the great, pontius pilate, caesar augustus, etc.

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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 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

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Roman currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Roman currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Decline of the antoninianus - Roman currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Decline of the antoninianus - Roman currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Coin of Augustus found at the Pudukottai hoard, from an ancient Tamil country, Pandyan Kingdom of present day Tamil Nadu in India. British Museum

Coin of Augustus found at the Pudukottai hoard, from an ancient Tamil country, Pandyan Kingdom of present day Tamil Nadu in India. British Museum

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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…

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…

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Coin of the Himyarite Kingdom, southern coast of the Arabian peninsula. This is also an imitation of a coin of Augustus. 1st century

Coin of the Himyarite Kingdom, southern coast of the Arabian peninsula. This is also an imitation of a coin of Augustus. 1st century

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