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Travel & Geography on Ancient Coins
Here we depict coins that relate to travel but also to places in the ancient world. We will also include coins from the less common cities and mints when we want to share information about the location.
|The Temple of Antoninus andis an ancient Roman temple in , adapted as a Roman Catholic , Chiesa di San Lorenzo in Miranda. It is in the Romanum, on the Via Sacra, opposite the Regia. The temple was begun by in 141 and was initially dedicated to his deceased and deified wife, the Elder. When was deified after his death in 161 AD, the temple was re-dedicated jointly to Antoninus and at the instigation of his successor, . The ten monolithic Corinthian columns of its pronaos are 17 metres high. The rich bas-reliefs of the under the , of garlanded griffons and candelabri, were often copied from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries.|