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Silver denarii

Denarii were the standard silver coins of the Republic and of the first and second centuries AD.
25 denarii made 1 golden aureus and one denarius was worth 4 sestertii
A typical denarius measures approximately 18 mm in diameter.

 If you are interested in buying any of the coins featured on this page,
please email us to check that it is still available, quoting our reference number
(beginning RC_).

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Roman Republic

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RC 3194 - republican denarius of 90 BC


RC 3194 -
denarius of 90 BC (moneyers C Vibius and CF Pansa)
obverse - PANSA - head of Apollo
reverse - C VIBIVS CF - Minerva in quadriga (four horse chariot)
60

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RC 3198 - republican denarius of 46 BC


RC 3198 -
denarius of 46 BC (moneyer T. Carisius)
obverse - SC (sideways) - head of Victory
reverse - CARISI - Winged Victory in quadriga (four horse chariot)
SOLD

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RC 3210 - republican quinarius of 98 BC


RC 3210 - silver
quinarius of 98 BC (moneyer T. Cloulius)
obverse - head of Jupiter
reverse - T CLOVL (sideways down centre of coin) - O in exergue
Victory crowning a trophy with seated captive at its base.
A silver quinarius had the value of half a denarius.
scarce -
SOLD

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Julius Caesar, Dictator 49 - 44 BC

During the civil wars between Caesar and Pompey, both commanders issued denarii minted by travelling military mints to pay their troops.
Eventually the Senate had to flee to Greece and lost the right to issue denarii, though it retained control of base metal coins.

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RC 3219 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius


RC 3219 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius of 49 BC (minted in Italy)
obverse - CAESAR - elephant trampling a serpent
reverse - no legend - emblems of the Pontificate.
This design is thought to refer to the defeat of Pompey (the serpent) by Caesar (the elephant).
245

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RC 3150 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius


RC 3150 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius of 46 BC (minted in Utica, Africa)
obverse - DICT ITER COS TERT - head of Ceres
reverse - AVGVR PONT MAX - emblems of the Pontificate.
SOLD

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RC 3151 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius


RC 3151 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius of 46 BC (minted in Utica, Africa)
obverse - DICT ITER COS TERT - head of Ceres
reverse - AVGVR PONT MAX - emblems of the Pontificate.
495

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RC 3154 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius


RC 3154 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius of 46-45 BC (minted in Spain)
obverse - no legend - head of Venus, small Cupid on her shoulder
reverse - CAESAR - trophy of arms with male and female captive Gauls.
465

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RC 3152 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius


RC 3152 Julius Caesar (Dictator 49 - 44 BC), silver denarius of 46-45 BC (minted in Spain)
obverse - no legend - head of Venus, small Cupid on her shoulder
reverse - CAESAR - trophy of arms with male and female captive Gauls.
495

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Mark Anthony and Octavian Caesar, the Second Triumverate, 43-30 BC

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RC 3220 - Mark Anthony and Octavian Caesar - silver denarius


RC 3220 - Mark Anthony and Octavian Caesar silver denarius of 41 BC
obverse - M ANTON IMP AVG III VIR RPC M BARBAT Q P - Head of Mark Anthony
reverse - CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR RPC- Head of Octavian Caesar (later Augustus).

RARE - SOLD

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