A Roman silver coin. A wide range of designs are known and under the republic they often showed an image of the moneyers ancestor. Under the Emperor Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD) there were 84 denarii to the Roman pound.

A denarius issued in the reign of Domitian (81 - 96 AD). Image: Brian Wood

A denarius issued in the reign of Domitian (81 – 96 AD).
Image: Brian Wood

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