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His laureate draped bust right, imp antoninvs pivs avg sol the sun god, radiate, walking left raising right hand and holding whip, star to left, p m tr p iii cos iii p p. These were used from the middle of the second century bc until the middle of the third century ad, a remarkably long time. Roman imperial coins 27 bc476 ad the roman empire occupies a significant place in the history of western civilization, and much of that history is reflected in the coins of the era. Roman republican coins predenarius coins too, roman imperatorial coins coins of the civil wars issued during the period of the civil wars between julius caesar and pompey the great before and brutus, cassius, octavian, mark antony and cleopatra later, roman imperial coins issued from the 1st emperor augustus 27.3 1546 318 761 570 230 1415 1371 1429 632 902 1093 317 72 992 464 250 1554 1345 1273 1279 1615 464 625 821 464 884 359 1318 833 1125 625 64 839