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1. The VERY common reverse legend of later Roman coppers "GLORIA EXERCITVS" means what?
2. A Roman coin reads "IMPCONSTANTIVSPFAVG." Under whom was it probably struck?
3. Marc Antony struck coins to honor/pay his legions. The most famous of these has a galley on the front. What denomination is it?
4. Which of these is the largest Roman denomination in terms of diameter?
5. A dealer shows you a coin and says it is a silvered copper coin of Aurelian and calls it an Antoninianus. Is this possible?
6. A coin's obverse legend reads "IMPCAESNERVATRAIANOIMPGERMPM." Whose bust is on the coin?
7. The reverse of a coin has a legend which includes "TR POT." What does this mean?"
8. A dealer shows you a coin and says it is a gold solidus of Augustus. Can you believe him?
9. We have many coins from some obscure emperors. Which of the following is not a reason why?
10. Which emperor had himself displayed as Hercules on some of his coins?
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