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Roman Empire, Random Billon Nummus (3rd-5th Centuries AD) NGC Ch XF with Ancient Roman Glass Beads

Roman Empire, Random Billon Nummus (3rd-5th Centuries AD) NGC Ch XF with Ancient Roman Glass Beads
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Why purchase an ancient Roman Imperial Billon Nummus struck 3rd-5th Centuries AD?

Emperor Diocletian introduced the Nummus is his monetary reform of 294 AD. The new system was based on the denarii, not as a coin, which disappeared from production about fifty years earlier, but as a unit of account; one billon (silver plated bronze) Nummus was equal to twenty-five denarii, while one gold Aureus, revalued with the reform, was equivalent to 1,200 denarii.

Roman Billon Nummus Design

An image of the ruling emperor appears on the obverse, traditionally draped and crowned with a wreath of laurel, accompanied by an inscription of name and title.

Imagery on the reverse of the coin provided an opportunity for Roman Emperors to publicize their victories, or spread tenets of the empire through symbolic imagery.

Graded Choice Extremely Fine by NGC Ancients

Every coin in our 3rd-5th Century AD Random Roman Imperial Billon Nummus collection is individually graded Choice Extremely Fine (Ch XF) by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's ancient coin division, NGC Ancients. Similar to a coin earning a grade of 45 on the Sheldon Scale, coins will feature sharp design elements, with a few of the highest components of the design worn flat. The coin is encapsulated in a labeled holder and accompanied by a stunning necklace threaded with an aesthetically random collection of authentic ancient Roman Glass Beads crafted during the same time period of Roman Imperial history!

Purchase a graded Billon Nummus and set of Glass Beads from the 3rd-5th Century AD Roman Empire from MCM today!


Year of Issue:3rd-5th Centuries AD
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:Ch XF