Roman Caesar Denarius coin.
Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman military and political leader and one of the most influential men in world history. He played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire and his conquest of Gaul, extended the Roman world all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. He made two military expeditions to Britain in 54 and 55BC.
Struck in 49BC, this reproduction denarius coin is made from lead-free pewter and celebrates Caesar's conquest of Gaul. The coin has the Emperor's name and an elephant trampling a serpent on one side and a simpulum, sprinkler, axe and priests hat on the other, publicising his office as chief priest.