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The front side shows the head of Arethusa, a nymph praised for her beauty. She is wearing pearls and a necklace which often showed high status. The four dolphins surrounding Arethusa connects her to Syracuse, Sicily because the sea is important to…

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…

Marcus Aurelius is depicted in cuirass on the obverse along with the inscription MANTONINVS AVGTRPXXIX. The reverse depicts Victoria reclining with spear in hand. She holds aloft a shield with the inscription VIC AVG. Across from her seat is a war…
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