This coin, dedicated by the to the health of the emperor, indicates was ill and vows had been made to , the god of medicine, for his recovery. and were fraternal twins, and had a sibling relationship. Perhaps she was also asked to the emperor. Unfortunately, and Diane could not . He died of the plague soon after this coin was struck.RA77133. , 1088 (7 spec.), 62, 219, 260, 11369 var., F, , highlighting earthen fill, cleaning scratches, 3.915 g, maximum 20.8 mm, 180o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, issue 4, c. mid 270; IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, left; (the health of the Emperor), on left, standing right, drawing arrow from quiver with right hand, bow in left hand, facing , on right, standing left, olive branch in right hand, resting on rock behind in left hand; ; $110.00 (€97.90)
was a specific virtue in ancient . 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 .RA84409. , 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; (the valor of the Emperor), standing right, wearing crested helmet, vertical spear in right hand, resting left hand on grounded , no control or ; $36.00 (€32.04)
A and popular historical - the commemorates Claudius' great over the Goths at Naissus in Upper .BB67670.
, 1107 (1 spec.), 252 var. (draped and SPQR ), 11381 var. (SPQR ), -, EF, 3.470 g, maximum 22.0 mm, 315o, 2nd , Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, 268 - 270 A.D.; IMP CLAVDIVS , right, two pellets below; ( over the Goths), two captives seated at the base of a of captured arms; ; very ; SOLD
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