Roman coins were the currency of the Roman Empire, which began in the first century BC and lasted until the fall of Rome in the 5th century AD. These coins were made of bronze, silver and gold and featured the faces of emperors, gods and goddesses and other symbols. They were used to pay taxes, wages and also to show political and social status. They are still collected today as a reminder of the grandeur and power of the Roman Empire. This comes with both coins as the pair.