The word 'gladiator' comes from the Latin word for swordsman. The gladiator's sword was called a gladius.
This Historical Replica Set shows coins famous Roman Emperors-gladiators and famous places where gladiatorial games were performed. Roman emperors performed in the gladiatorial arenas with minimum risk. They included Caligula, Claudius, Caligula, Caracalla, and Commodus.
Three gold coins of emperor “gladiators” are include in this set. A gold aureus of Caligula, struck in Lugubrious in 37 CE, an aureus of Claudius struck in Lugdumum I 51 CE, and a gold aureus of Commodus struck in Rome in 192 CE. Each of these historic replicas are made of high-quality lead-free pewter and richly plated in 24K Gold.
Two Roman coins show pictures of two gladiatorial game venues. First is a Sestertius of the great Amphitheater Flavium or Roman Colosseum. Emperor Vespasian began construction in 64 A.D. The Colosseum was inaugurated by Emperor Titus in 80 CE as a gift to the Roman people. The building seated 50,000 people.
* Our Frames come with Easel to display on your Desktop or Shelf, or they can be Hung on your Wall.
* Coins are attached via removable glue dots and protected by a clear glass cover.
* Comes in a 5" x 7" display frame
* Select from Your Choice of 5 Different Frames
* All replica coins are double-sided and made of lead-free pewter
* Coins are marked "copy" on one side to conform to the Hobby Protection Act
* Made in the USA
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