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VRBS ROMA from Antioch with eyes to heaven
« on: November 13, 2017, 01:13:19 PM »
Here is a VRBS ROMA with an eyes to heaven bust. I have seen several VRBS and Constantinopolis with this bust type. The question is whether this was officially sanctioned or merely the engraver exercising artistic license...I think it was probably artistic license.

A.D. 335- 337
18mm    3.0gm
Obv. VRBS-ROMA [City of Rome] Roma with eyes to heaven, helmeted, wearing imperial cloak.
Rev. She-wolf left with twins (Romulus and Remus); above, two stars.
In ex. SMANΘ
RIC VII Antioch 91