Featured Roman Republican No. 56: Lion(ess) or Hound?

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  1. ominus1

    ominus1 Supporter! Supporter

    ...that is kee rek ma'am...:)..pup on de front IMG_6477.JPG IMG_6479.JPG
     
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  3. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Thank you, Ma’am.
     
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  4. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    I captured this one for the Stannard Scoop:

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    Roman Republic
    C POBLICIUS Q f 80 BCE
    AR Denarius serratus 3.94g Rome mint
    Flan weight control gouge reverse (Stannard al marco Scoop)
    Hercules strangling Nemean lion,
    (I dunno, maybe this is a dog leaping up to love its master?) club, quiver
    Craw 380-1 Syd 768
     
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  5. savitale

    savitale Well-Known Member

    Not my field but here is an image from acsearch.info showing what I think is the same type. Definitely a lion on this coin, I would say.

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  6. DonnaML

    DonnaML Supporter! Supporter

    Great find! I think it has a mane -- the only one I've seen like that.
     
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