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Ares or Mars
God of war and bloodshed. Symbols include the boar and the spear. Son of Zeus and Hera.
|notes this was issued with 12 different symbol pairs, each used for one month of the year. This was traditionally identified as Africanus but convincingly rejected that identification. The on the right is Africanus. Perhaps there is some resemblance that was the source of the tradition?|