VIRTVTI AVGG

Latin: Virtuti Augustorum - To the courage of the two emperors.


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VIRTVTI AVGG (Augustorum):

- Helmeted Rome seated left on a cuirass, holding Victory and parazonium; |shield| behind. Obv: L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX, |bust| of Septimius Severus left with aegis, armed with a spear (AD 198-201); gold

- Naked Hercules standing right, leaning on his club and holding a bow; lion's skin on left arm. Obv: IMP C M AVR CARINVS P F AVG, |bust| of Carinus right; bronze AE3.

- Naked Hercules standing right, stragling the Nemaean lion; club behind; sometimes Victory flying crowns him; on small bronze of Diocletian and Maximianus Hercules.

- Naked Hercules standing right, leaning on a club placed on a rock; lion's skin on arm; or Hercules standing right strangling Antaeus; on small bronze of Maximianus Hercules.

- Naked Hercules walking to right, holding club and carrying on his shoulders the wild boar of Erymanthus; in the exergue P T. Obv: MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS, head of Maximianus Hercules right; gold.

- Naked Hercules standing right, killing the hydra; in the exergue TR. Obv: CONSTANTIVS N C, head of Constantius I Chlorus right; gold

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