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This coin was minted by moneyer M. Caecillus Metellus. Depicted on the front is the head of Apollo alongside the word “Roma”. Apollo is a complex god as he is the god of many things including the sun, music, and the prophecy. He is known for his…

Apollo the god of the sun, music and medicine is pictured on the obverse. This could represent the Romans feeling that they had superior skills in medicine and music. On the reverse, a Roman soldier is seated on a pile of shields holding a sword with…
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