This set includes an Aureus from the reign of Emperor Severus Alexander with an image of the Colosseum in Rome, the biggest amphitheatre in Ancient Rome. It was capable of seating more than 50,000 spectators and had eighty portals. Construction of the four-storied building began under the rule of Emperor Vespasian in 72 AD and was completed eight years later by his son Titus. The opening ceremony with gladiator and animal fights lasted 100 days. Under the elliptical arena were situated a network of cages, storage facilities and cloakrooms.
Today the Colosseum is the most famous landmark in Italy and is visited by more than three million tourists yearly. Secondly, an Aureus of Emperor Trajan with the inscription IMP CAESAR NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM. Trajan, who reigned from 98 until 117, was born in Spain and was the first Roman Emperor from the province.
In a conventional army career he succeeded in becoming an officer, consul and general. In the year 97, under pressure from the senate and army, he was selected by Emperor Nerva as his adoptive son and co-regent. The item "Palau 4 Gold Coins of the Roman Empire $1 2011 New Series Case with COA" is in sale since Friday, June 09, 2017.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Gold". The seller is "danglen" and is located in Black Mountain, North Carolina.This item can be shipped worldwide.