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Like most Roman Republic coinage, the figures on the obverse are mythological; the twin Dioscuri appear conjoined at the back of the head. These brothers, one mortal and the other divine, were renowned for their horsemanship and thought to protect…

The obverse of this coin is the head of Roma facing right, while the reverse shows Victoria driving a quadriga to the right with a sheaf of wheat in her left hand. The goddess Roma is the female personification of the city and state of Rome. The…
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