Featured Juno Martialis

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  1. Aestimare

    Aestimare Member

    Just another speaking example.
    RIC 69
    3,09g 24,2mm 12h
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  3. PeteB

    PeteB Well-Known Member

    Volusian. 251-253 AD. Æ Sestertius. Obv: IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: IVNONI MARTIALI, S-C across fields. Juno seated facing, holding wheat-ears and scepter in r. hand; all within domed distyle temple, set on three-tiered base. RIC IV 253a; Hunter 30.
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  4. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    I find the style and proportions differences on the temples as shown on the sestertii posted here quite interesting. These are the same coins but very different. I have no explanation.
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  5. Roman Collector

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    I had to post this week's "Franklin's World" comic here!

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