Alegandron Posted June 10, 2022 · Supporter Share Posted June 10, 2022 (edited) Around 141 BCE, Rome went through a revaluation of the Denarius from 10 Asses to 16 Asses... That is some inflationary impact! or Just a cute way to increase the value of Treasury Reserves... Regardless, there were cool denomination markings from 141 BCE onwards until everyone understood the new valuation of 16 Asses to a Denarius. Please post your cool Revaluation Denarii! 141 BCE XVI Denomination marking RR L Julius 141 BCE Roma XVI Dioscuri Gallop S 100 Cr 224-1 But a little later they went back to a X Denomination, but it represented 16 Asses NOT the original 10 Asses to a Denarius... hmmm a bit CONFUSING... RR C Renius AR Denarius 18mm 3.8g Roma 138 BC Helmeted hd Roma r X - C RENI ROMA Juno driving biga goats r whip reins scepter Cr 231-1 (X must had been a "Get your GOAT" on everyone) Maybe by 136 BCE EVERYONE was confused... maybe angry that they were only get 10 Asses change on their X Denarii, that should had been 16 Asses change! SO, it looks like the put a BAR across the the X ( crossed X- or *) to ensure everyone knew it was a 16 Asses Denarius... RR AR Denarius 3.85g L Antestius Gragulus 136 BCE Rome mint Roma Jupiter quadriga tbolt Cr 238-1 Syd 451 THEN, in 124 BCE they decided that everyone MUST understand that there are 16 Asses to a Denarius... and went BACK to the X denomination... which is not the Roman Numeral 10, rather a secret society script to mean 16 Asses 🙂 RR AR Den Q. Fabius Labeo 124 BCE 18mm 3.7g Rome - Roma R X below - Jupiter in quad Prow LABI Cr 273-1 Syd 532 Welllll... that got all hinkey! Please post your cool Revaluation Denarii! Edited June 10, 2022 by Alegandron 19 1 1 1 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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