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This coin commemorates the marriage between Roman politician Mark Antony and Octavia around 39BCE. This numismatic commemoration indicates the political significance of a marriage that united Mark Antony with the family of his friend Julius Caesar…

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○ The obverse of the coin features the faces of Janus surrounded by a dotted border. The reverse of the coin features Roma holding a scepter and trophy, and she is surrounded by carnyx and shields. These images were possibly chosen to celebrate…

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The obverse side of the coin pictures the winged bust of Victory, possibly chosen in hopes for success in the Jugurthine War. The reverse pictures Mars, the god of war, holding a spear and a trophy next to grain. Also on the reverse is an apex, which…

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The obverse side of the coin shows the heroic bust of Vejovis, a malicious Roman diety. He is portrayed as looking over his shoulder while holding three arrows. The reverse side of the coin shows two Lares praestites, similar to Roman deities, but…

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The obverse side of the coin features a personification of the city and empire of Roma wearing a helmet. On the reverse side of the coin, Roma appears again sitting on a pile of shields and accompanied by the legendary she-wolf is suckling Romulus…

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The obverse side features the bust of the Genius Populi Romani (GPR) with a sceptre over his shoulder. The genius of the Roman people is the higher power who creates and maintains life. The reverse side features a scepter surrounded by a wreath, a…

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This coin depicts the bust of Juno Moneta, an epithet of the patron goddess of Rome, Juno. The temple of Juno Moneta in Rome stamped and minted coinage. The reverse side of the coin depicts a naked athlete running while holding a palm branch. The…

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The obverse side features a portrait of King Philip V of Macedon, in a royal helmet adorned with jewels and goat horns. On the reverse, an equestrian statue whose rider carries a laurel branch—symbolizing triumph—rests above the inscription L.…

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On the obverse of this coin, a helmeted head of Roma is shown. On the reverse side of the coin, there is a column in-between L. Minucius Augurinus (left) and M. Minucius (right). The Minucias were a Roman family which held great political power…

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The obverse of the coin shows the image of the Sabine King Tatius. He ruled Rome with Romulus, the founder of the city, after reconciling over the abduction (rape) of the Sabine women by Roman soldiers, which is shown on the reverse. The Roman…
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