Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14 ROMAN EMPIRE AR Denarius NGC AU55

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Superb eye appeal. Many consider Augustus to be Rome's greatest emperor; his policies certainly extended the Empire's life span and initiated the celebrated Pax Romana or Pax Augusta. The Roman Senate wished subsequent emperors to "be more fortunate than Augustus and better than Trajan". Augustus was intelligent, decisive, and a shrewd politician, but he was not perhaps as charismatic as Julius Caesar, and was influenced on occasion by his third wife, Livia (sometimes for the worse). Nevertheless, his legacy proved more enduring. The city of Rome was utterly transformed under Augustus, with Rome's first institutionalized police force, fire fighting force, and the establishment of the municipal prefect as a permanent office. The police force was divided into cohorts of 500 men each, while the units of firemen ranged from 500 to 1,000 men each, with 7 units assigned to 14 divided city sectors. Check out all our great US Coins, Ancients, Paper Money, World and Exonumia at Sarasota Numismatics. Check out all the great US Coins, Currency, Ancients, World and Exonumia at Sarasota Numismatics. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about this or any of our other extensive offerings.
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Grading Service NGC
Denomination Type Ancient Roman
Numeric Denomination AR Denarius
Grade AU55
Mint Location NONE
Circ/UnCirc Circulated
Grade Add On NONE
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