Early fifth-century BC statue of Aphrodite from Cyprus, showing her wearing a cylinder crown and holding a dove. Neues Museum, Berlin. Aphrodite appears here with a dove on this volute krater of The Iliupersis Painter, ca. 365-355 BC, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: In Roman numismatics, Venus and her dove appear on an anonymous quadrans from the time of Domitian to Antoninus Pius. Anonymous--Domitian to Antoninus Pius. Roman Æ quadrans, 12.9 mm, 2.37 g, 4 h Rome, A.D. 81-161. Obv: Bust of Venus, diademed, draped, right. Rev: S-C, dove standing right. Ref: RIC II, p. 218, 24; BMCRE --; Cohen VIII, p. 268, 10. She also appears holding a dove on this denarius of Faustina II: Faustina II, AD 147-175. Roman AR denarius, 3.30 g, 17 mm, 12 h. Rome, AD 158-161. Obv: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, bare-headed and draped bust, right. Rev: Venus standing facing, head left, holding dove and scepter. Refs: RIC 730; BMCRE 167-68; RSC 255; Strack 520i; RCV 5266; CRE 236. Venus continued to be portrayed with doves well into the modern period, such as on this painting of Ballerina Carlotta Chabert as Venus by Francesco Hayez in the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto (MART), Rovereto, Italy: Post your coins of Aphrodite/Venus with doves, coins with doves, comments, or anything you feel is relevant!