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Knowing the Roman imperial mints: I - Treveris.

December 29, 2016

The ancient Roman city of Treveris corresponds to the present Trier, in the west of Germany, very close to the border with the duchy of Luxembourg. It was founded in 16 BC, reigning Octavius Augustus in Rome, with the name of Augusta Treverorum: translatable by Augusta of the Treveris, demonym related to the celtic tribe that dominated the area at the arrival of the Romans and that had been submitted by Julius Caesar forty years ago.