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Other Roman Mints
Coins listed here are from Roman Republic and Imperial mints that only operated for a short period and struck few coins. Greek Imperial (Civic and Provincal) coins are not listed here but can be found in the shop catalog under Roman Provincial.
|Minted after his invasion of Italy and crossing of the Rubicon on 10 January 49 B.C. until his defeat of Pompey at, this was the first coin issued in Caesar's name. The was long described as an trampling a snake, symbolizing triumphing over evil. For the Romans, however, the snake was a symbol of healing, not evil. The image to the right (click it to see a larger photo) is on the side of the Gundestrup cauldron depicting three warriors sounding their war trumpets. Clearly, Caesar's is trampling a and the symbolizes Caesar's over the tribes of Gaul. The refers to Caesar's office of , the high priest of , a title now held by the Pope.|