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Roman Republic, Random Silver Denarius (3rd-1st Centuries BC) NGC XF

Roman Republic, Random Silver Denarius (3rd-1st Centuries BC) NGC XF
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Why purchase a Silver Denarius struck during the years of the ancient Roman Republic?

First issued in 211 B.C., the Roman Silver Denarius was one of the most extensively circulated coins of the ancient world, struck in the Roman Republic and Empire for nearly four and a half centuries. During the years of the Republic, the Denarius was struck from .950-.980 fine silver with a weight of 3.9-4.55 g. The weight remained consistent until 64 A.D., when the coin was reduced in both weight and purity under the sanction of Emperor Nero.

Roman Republic Silver Denarius imagery

The earliest design of the Denarius of the Roman Republic featured the patron deity of the city and region. The female personification of Rome, Roma, is depicted on the obverse, wearing a Corinthian helmet. The reverse often featured a chariot driven by a figure of Roman mythology. Reverse imagery eventually evolved into representations of importance to the issuing moneyer. The design typically features the inscription "ROMA," with later issues including the name of the moneyer as well.

NGC Extremely Fine

Graded Extremely Fine (Sheldon Scale equivalent of 40) by the ancient coin specialists at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), each Silver Denarius in ModernCoinMart's Random Roman Republic collection is superbly struck, exhibiting complete, sharp design details, with the majority of the highest points slightly flattened from circulation. Each exceptional coin is presented in a labeled NGC holder to preserve its beautiful condition.

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Year of Issue:3rd-1st Centuries BC
Mint:Roman Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Finish:Mint State
Country:Roman Republic
Legal Tender:Roman Republic