15 mars 2016

A hiker finds an extremely rare gold coin that bears the image of Emperor Augustus

A 24 karat gold coin that was minted in Rome in 107 CE and bears the portrait of the emperor "Augustus Deified", minted by Emperor Trajan in Rome in 107 CE. GALI TIBBON / AFP. JERUSALEM.- The famous British Museum possesses an ancient gold coin that until now was apparently the only one of its kind known in the world – a coin that bears the image of Emperor Augustus and was minted by Emperor Trajan. This coin, from 107 CE, was part of a series of nostalgic coins that Emperor Trajan minted and dedicated to the Roman emperors... [Lire la suite]
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