Coin of Julius Caesar with Elephant
A silver denarius of Julius Caesar depicting an elephant commemorating his victory over the Gauls and Germanic tribes...
Coins were introduced as a method of payment around the 6th or 5th century BCE. The invention of coins is still shrouded...
Coins of the First Roman Emperor
Julius Caesar was deified after his death and a comet appearing at this time was seen as a manifestation of his spirit. Octavian...
Corbridge Hoard & Jug
These 160 aureus coins were found below the floor of a Roman house in Corbridge in 1911 CE. They were stored in a bronze...
Denarius of Augustus with Crocodile
A Roman silver denarius coin depicting a crocodile and the legend AEGVPTO CAPTA. Reign of Augustus commemorating his victory...
A bronze nummus of Aquileia depicting Galerius, r. 305-311 CE (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).
Gold Solidus of Antioch
A gold solidus from Antioch depicting Emperor Julian, 361-363 CE. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).
Marcus Aemilius Lepidus
A 42 BCE gold aureus coin depicting Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, member of the Second Triumvirate alongside Mark Antony...
Marcus Aurelius on Campaign
A Roman bronze coin depicting Marcus Aurelius on campaign. 2nd century CE. (Numismatics Museum, Athens)
A bronze sestertius from the reign of Roman Emperor Pertinax (183 CE).