Click on , or to read about them in Forum's !RS65544. , 1059, 217, 43, 83, 255, F, 3.513 g, maximum 20.5 mm, 315o, 5th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, issue 3, c. early - mid 270; IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, left; SALV-S AVG, standing left, in right, in left, usually an letter in (off ); ; $50.00 (€44.50)
Hercules' 11th labor was to steal three of Hera's immortality-giving golden apples from the Garden of the , guarded by Ladon, a never-sleeping, hundred-headed dragon. asked to steal the apples, agreeing to hold up the world so could the task. returned but refused take back his burden. , pretending to enjoy the task, convinced to hold the world while he made a pad of the skin. then ran away and never took back the task.RA77908. , 1056 (30 spec.), 213, 137, 2321, 1524, 1266, -, VF, , some , die wear, 3.148 g, maximum 20.5 mm, 4th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, issue 3, c. early – mid 270; IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, left; IVVENTVS AVG, standing slightly right, left, nude, resting right hand on grounded club behind, of the in right hand, skin draped over left arm; from the Butte College Foundation, ex , ex Colosseum Coin Exchange; $50.00 (€44.50)
was a specific virtue in ancient Rome. It carried connotations of valor, manliness, excellence, courage, character, and worth, perceived as masculine strengths (from Latin vir, "man"). applied exclusively to a man's behavior in the public sphere, that is to the application of duty to the res publica in the cursus honorum. Private business was no place to earn , even when it involved courage or feats of arms or other qualities. There could be no virtue in exploiting one's manliness in the pursuit of personal wealth, for example. It was thus a frequently stated virtue of and was personified as the deity .
GA84409. , 1060, 225, 316, 23, 1281, Trésor de Syrie 1969 77, aVF, gray metal, grainy surfaces, 3.259 g, maximum 22.2 mm, 0o, 6th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, issue 3, c. early - mid 270; IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, , draped and right, from behind; , standing right, wearing crested helmet, vertical spear in right hand, resting left hand on grounded , no control or ; $36.00 (€32.04)
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