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The obverse of this coin depicts the laureate bust of the Roman god Honos (left), and the helmeted bust of the goddess Virtus (right). These two deities were commonly portrayed together in Roman culture, as Honos personifies honor while Virtus…

Nero is one of the twelve Caesars that ruled Rome. The obverse of the coin is his image and the reverse has the god he linked with himself, Virtus. Virtus is synonymous with valor and bravery. This was supposed to link his image with those two…
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