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coin 1 obverse.tif
The obverse side contains Caesar's name and shows an elephant and snake. This signifies a power struggle with Caesar and represents the religious power struggle of good and evil. The reverse shows important things such as a ritual cap, ax, and a long…

Medusa Front.tif
The obverse side features the face of Medusa, considered an image of power and protection because she could turn enemies to stone. The reverse features the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, leading the four horses of the sun while holding a palm branch.…

Mark Antony and Octavian, two powerful and influential men of Rome, jointly commissioned this coin during the Republican era. The athletic, idealized portraits of both men suggest power and strength, and their faces on the obverse and reverse of the…
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