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Ancient Roman 317 - 324 AD Lincinius II Roman Bronze Coin. This wonderful artifact is crafted from bronze. Featuring a cuirassed bust on one side of the coin and a naked Jupiter standing on the left, holding Victoria with wreath on globe in right hand and sceptre in left hand, eagle at feet to the left. The authentic coin has been dated between 317 - 324 AD. Truly a perfect gift or wonderful piece of history for any antiquity collection.
Note: The Romans regarded Jupiter ( the God of sky of thunder) as the equivalent of the Greek Zeus, and in Roman art , the myths and iconography of Zeus are adapted under the name luppiter. Jupiter was the brother of Neptune and Pluto, the Roman equivalents of Poseidon and Hades respectively.
The laurel wreath symbol traces back to Greek mythology. In Rome they were symbols of martial victory, crowning a successful commander during his triumph.
Cuirass is a piece of amour, formed a single or multiple pieces of metal or other material.
Measurements: 20mm x 18mm
Weight: 3.10 grams
Origin: Rome Provenance: Austria
Date: 317 - 324 AD