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Why add a About Uncirculated Random Roman Empire Silver Denarius to your collection?
The Roman Silver Denarius was the most commonly circulated coin for nearly 450 years of ancient Roman history. First minted during the Second Punic War, around 211 B.C., the coin contained approximately 4.5 grams, or 1/72 of a pound of Roman silver. By the time the coin was eliminated from production in the middle of the third century, the weight of the coin had been reduced to just over 3 grams.
Roman Denarius imagery
A laureate portrait of the issuing emperor is typically featured on the obverse. Each ruler released a specific reverse design, with some emperors issuing several different designs. Common reverse themes included portraits of gods or goddesses, as well as illustrations of the emperor performing religious rites or celebrating a military victory.
NGC-graded About Uncirculated
Collecting Random Roman Ruler Silver Denarii struck during the era of the Roman Empire is a fantastic way to add graded, beautifully designed, historic artifacts to your ancient coin collection. Each coin has been graded About Uncirculated (comparable to 50-53 on the Sheldon Scale) by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's (NGC) ancient coin experts, NGC Ancients. Presented in a labeled NGC holder, the circulated coin will exhibit full details, with slight wear on more than 50% of the highest design elements. We will select one from our collection especially for you!
Add an incredible piece of Roman Imperial history to your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||1st-3rd Centuries AD|
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Few ancient coins are as recognizable as the Roman denarius. This small silver coin carries massive historical significance. Produced from 211 BC until the middle of the 3rd century AD, this denomination served as the backbone of Roman coinage and was the inspiration behind many later European coins. ModernCoinMart carries a very large selection of these denarii, at very affordable prices!