Denarius of Augustus with Crocodile

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 November 2016

A Roman silver denarius coin depicting a crocodile and the legend AEGVPTO CAPTA. Reign of Augustus commemorating his victory in Egypt, 28-6 BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Tarragona, Spain)



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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