is depicted here in the same pose as The of Versailles, a slightly over life-size Roman marble statue from the 1st or 2nd century A.D., copying a lost Greek bronze original attributed to Leochares, c. 325 B.C. The sculpture may have come from a sanctuary at Nemi or possibly from Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli. In 1556, it was given by Pope Paul IV to II of France, a subtle allusion to the king's mistress, Diane de Poitiers. It is now in the Musée du Louvre, .RA85169. , 1031, 205, 16, 2311, 67, 11327, VI - (p. lxxxii), VF, coppery surfaces, traces of , 3.598 g, maximum 20.0 mm, 180o, 8th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, issue 1, c. September 268 – end 269; IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, , draped, and right, from behind; DIANAE , standing slightly right, right, drawing arrow with right hand from quiver on right shoulder, bow in left hand, small stag right at feet on right with turned back looking at goddess, H in ; ; $140.00 (€124.60)
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 the chief female divinity in the Roman . She was the wife of and a member of the Capitoline Triad. She had many different aspects, such as , , and , but here she is depicted as , "Juno the Queen." is usually shown holding a , or a statuette of , and is often accompanied by a .RA85170. , 1020, 212, 76, 7, 2318, 481, 1275, 11343, 134, VF, and struck, attractive , coppery surfaces with traces of , 3.449 g, maximum 22.0 mm, 180o, 2nd , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 1st issue, c. end 268 – end 269; IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, , draped, and right; , standing facing, left, in right hand, long vertical in left hand, left at feet on left with turned back looking at the goddess, B in ; $90.00 (€80.10)
RA85172. , 1028, 75, 14, 2312, 1274, Tré de Syrie 1965 5, , 6, 207, 11333, VF, excellent centering and strike, a little rough, very nice , coppery surfaces, traces of , 3.421 g, maximum 19.6 mm, 0o, 7th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, issue 1, c. end 268 – end 269; IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, , draped, and right, from behind; AVG, Mercury standing slightly left, nude but for , boots and cloak on arm, purse in right hand, in left hand, Z in ; $50.00 (€44.50)
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, 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 ; $32.00 (€28.48)
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