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The obverse side of the coin features the face of Julia Domna with text on either side of her face. The reverse side of the coin features Juno holding a scepter and a patera, a peacock on the left of the goddess, and dotted lines surrounding the…

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This silver coin features an image of Augusta Lucilla, daughter of former Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius and granddaughter of Antoninus Pius, both among the "Five Good Emperors." Lucilla was a child bride to her father’s co-ruler, Lucius Verus, making…

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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…

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The coin’s obverse illustrates a profiled bust of Agrippina Senior (14 BCE-33 CE), granddaughter of Emperor Augustus and mother of Emperor Caligula. Agrippina and her husband, General Germanicus, conspired to regain control over the Roman Empire from…
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