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The Roman coined gold

The Roman power tried not to use gold for production of coins. Gold was considered as royal metal and it was offered in a victim to gods, instead of for use in daily bargains. The rapped out Roman coined golds addressed, without delay, as administrative payments: to pay for the seized extraction or piracy treasures, payment of imperial taxes, payoff of soldiers and an army. Copper and silver coins, on the other hand, it was used for daily trade in simple people.

Aureus Septimija of the North (193 year)

Aureus was an official coined gold of the Roman republic and in the majority of parts of Roman empire. Originally its weight was equal 1/40 Roman pounds, by degrees decreasing during more later time. The name aureus (plural aurei) has arisen from a Latin word aurum - "gold". Later, the term aureus became a noun. In 3 century of our era at easing of majesty of Roman empire, there is a reduction of its riches and weight aureus by degrees drops. Reduction of weight of a coined gold occurs during board of the Roman Emperors of Publija Litsinija Valeriana (253-260) and Publija Litsinija Egnatsija Galliena (260-268.).

Solidus Justiniana II (527-565 year)

Aureus has been replaced solidus approximately in 309 year of our era under the power of Konstantin Velikogo. And though solidus became an official gold standard by then, aureus still it was sometimes used in the form of a ceremonial coin. In 324 year, aureus it is completely removed from the circulation in ancient Roman currency.

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