Coin of Augustus

Augustus Caesar (Octavian) was born in 63 BCE. He served as Imperator from 44-27 BCE and as the first Roman Emperor from 27 BCE-14 CE. After Julius Caesar’s death, Augustus, his great-nephew, defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra and took control over the Roman senate. He expanded the empire, restored peace and built bridges, aqueducts and buildings.


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Shrine to Augustus, 31 BCE