ROMAN EMPIRE, Aurelian, 270-275 AD, billon denarius


ROMAN EMPIRE, Aurelian, 270-275 AD, denarius, no date (274 AD), Rome mint, Obverse: laureate bust R, IMP AVRELIANVS AVG, Reverse: Victory advancing L, captive kneeling before, VICTORIA AVG, billon, 18mm, 2.45g, SR11641, aVF/F

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The denarius is a scarce denomination for Aurelian.

In the Imperial Period Roman coinage became an engine for governmental propaganda. All of the themes of the coins are celebratory of some aspect of govermental authority or achievement.