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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Secessionist Empires| > |Quietus| > SH27143
Quietus, Fall or Winter 260 - Late 261 A.D.
Apollo is one of the most important and complex of the Olympian deities in ancient Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology. The ideal of the kouros (a beardless, athletic youth), Apollo has been variously recognized as a god of light and the sun, truth and prophecy, healing, plague, music, poetry, and more. Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto, and has a twin sister, the chaste huntress Artemis. This coin is dedicated to Apollo the Protector.
SH27143. Billon antoninianus, Gbl MIR 1728f , RSC IV 4, RIC V-2 3 (R2), SRCV III 10819, Hunter IV - (p. lxxvi), gVF, full circles strike, near full silvering, uncertain Syrian mint, weight 4.621g, maximum diameter 25.2mm, die axis 0o, obverse IMP C FVL QVIETVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse APOLINI CONSERVA (to Apollo the protector), Apollo standing left, nude, laurel branch downward in right hand, left hand rests on lyre; rare; SOLD










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