Roman Currency Values

The coins listed below are those of standard Roman denominations excluding the unusual coins minted in provinces. The exchange rate for the coinage is as follows: 1 aureus = 25 denarii = 100 sestertii = 200 dupondii = 400 asses.

As
Made of copper alloy. The smallest denomination of coinage minted.

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An as minted under Nero

Dupondius
Made of copper alloy. It is worth two asses.

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Dupondius minted under Trajan

Sestertius
Made of copper alloy. It is worth 2 dupondii or 4 asses.

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Sestertius minted under Marcus Aurelius

Denarius
Made of silver. It is worth 4 sestertii.

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Denarius minted under Commuds

Aureus
Made of gold. It is worth 25 denarii.

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Aureus minted under Trajan