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This coin features a portrait of Trajan Decius, who became Emperor of Rome after killing his predecessor Philip the Arab during a rebellion. Trajan Decius reigned for only two years until he was killed in the Battle of Abritus alongside his son, with…

Julius Caesar was a Roman dictator, politician and military general who instigated the rise of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar was one of the first to put his own image on the coins though this coin is more traditional with an image of Venus, to whom…

The obverse depicts Roma, the personification of Rome. The reverse shows two gladiators fighting as a reference to Titus Didius, a notably violent proconsul of Spain.
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