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