Treasure Coin Ancient Authentic Roman Republic Denarius Janus Two Faces Roma
This genuine coin is over 2000 Years Old! The coin is set into a handcrafted sterling silver pendant bezel accented with solid 14K gold prongs. Janus, God of New Beginnings and. Guardian of the Gates. Roma, goddess of Rome, standing left erecting trophy. In Roman religion and mythology, Janus was the god of gates, doorways, beginnings and endings. As such, he was worshiped during the planting of crops, marriages, births or on any occasion that connoted an important beginning. The month of January, the first month of the year, is named for Janus. As the spirit of doorways, his bust or figure is found on gates and doorways to protect the entrance and the inhabitants. The obverse of this coin features a bearded Janus with two faces, one looking forward to the future and one looking backward to the past as through a gateway. The reverse side of the coin is the goddess Roma, who personified the glory of the Roman Empire. She is shown holding a wreath and a scepter while erecting a trophy. This scene is referring to the defeat of a Celtic tribe in 120 BC and the annexation of a new Roman Province. The item “Treasure Coin Ancient Authentic Roman Republic Denarius Janus Two Faces Roma” is in sale since Tuesday, May 18, 2021. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Roman\ Republic (300 BC-27 BC)”. The seller is “shipwreckersoceansalvage” and is located in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Certification: Registration No. 17170-JK
- Year: Circa 120 BC
- Composition: silver
- Historical Period: Roman: Republic (300 BC-27 BC)
- Denomination: Denarius
- Era: Ancient