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Juno Sospita (pictured on the obverse) was a goddess of fertility who protected women. The obverse shows the common depiction of Juno wearing a goatskin cloak. The reverse side of the coin shows a griffin and below a sandal which is symbolic of the…

The obverse shows Juno wearing a goatskin cloak. Juno Sospita was the goddess of fertility, who protected women and accompanied them through life. The reverse portrays a virgin, who at the annual festival of Juno Sospita had to feed the snake living…
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