Although the number looks a bit like Θ, only had four at the time of this issue.RT84376. , 66, 114, 14867, VF, and struck, some , 4.900 g, maximum 23.7 mm, 0o, 2nd , (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, 312 A.D.; IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F INV AVG, laureate right; (to the protector), standing slightly left, left, nude but for over shoulders, globe in extended right hand, long in left hand, lower left, HTB in ; $135.00 (€120.15)
In Roman religion, every man has a , a presiding spirit. In De Die Natali, Censorinus says, from the moment we are born, we live under the guard and tutelage of . Cities, organizations, and peoples also had a . On coins, we find inscriptions to the of the Roman people, of the Senate, of the Emperor, etc. The GENIO dedicates this coin to the of the Roman army. Genius' image is of a man with a cloak half covering the shoulders leaving the rest of his body naked, holding a in one hand, and a or a in the other.
RT79892. , 147c (crescent not noted), 14845, 47, VF, and struck, near black , , light marks and scratches, 6.955 g, maximum 21.7 mm, 0o, 4th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 310 - 311 A.D.; IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS , laureate right; GENIO (to the guardian spirit of the army), standing left, on , nude but for over shoulders and left arm, pouring from with right hand, in left hand, at feet left, crescent upper left with horns upward, ∆ right, ANT in ; $50.00 (€44.50)
Daia, Late 309 - 30 April 313 A.D., Antioch, , Civic Christian Persecution Issue
In 311, after the death of in late April or May, representatives from presented themselves before , bringing images of their gods and requested that Christians not be allowed to live in their city. Late in 311, an embassy from Antioch, led by their curator Theotecnus, also requested permission to banish Christians from their city and its territory. Other cities followed with the same request. support for Antioch's requests is advertised by this coin . Fearing his co-emperors, however, changed his mind. His edict in May 313 privileges and property to Christians. Later in 313, Licinius captured Antioch and executed Theotecnus.RP70750. quarter , 171(d), 2, 2955, 14932, aVF, green with red earthen highlighting, , 0.706 g, maximum 14.3 mm, 0o, 4th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 312 - May 313 A.D.; IOVI CONS-ERVATORI, seated left, globe in right, long vertical behind in left; ( of the two emperors), left, in extended right, frond in left, ∆ in right , ANT in ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; ; $45.00 (€40.05)
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