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Sicilia

Definition
The personification of the island of Sicily, identifiable by a triskeles headress.
Type
Deity, Concept

Siscia

Definition
The Roman personification of the city of Siscia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Tarpeia

Definition
In Roman mythology, Tarpeia, daughter of the Roman commander Spurius Tarpeius, was a Vestal virgin who betrayed the city of Rome to the Sabines at the time of their women's abduction for what she thought would be a reward of jewelry. She was instead crushed to death and her body cast from the southern cliff of Rome's Capitoline Hill, thereafter called after her the Tarpeian Rock (Rupes Tarpeia).
Type
Deity, Concept

Triton

Definition
Triton is a Greek god of the sea, the son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, god and goddess of the sea respectively.
Type
Deity, Concept

Telesphorus

Definition
In ancient Greek religion, Telesphorus was a minor child-god of healing. He was a possible son of Asclepius and frequently accompanied his sister Hygieia. He was depicted as a dwarf whose head was always covered with a cowl hood or cap.
Type
Deity, Concept

Tellus

Definition
In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Tellus Mater or Terra Mater ("Mother Earth") is the personification of the Earth.
Type
Deity, Concept

Tutela

Definition
Tutela was the ancient Roman concept of "guardianship", conceived of as a goddess in the Imperial period, and from the earliest period as a functional role that various tutelary deities might play, particularly Juno. Tutela had particular applications in Roman law.
Type
Deity, Concept

Tiberinus

Definition
Tiberinus (or Tiber) is the Roman personification of the Tiber River, which runs through Rome.
Type
Deity, Concept

Tranquillitas

Definition
In Roman mythology, Tranquillitas was the personification of tranquility. Tranquillitas seems to be related to Annona (the goddess of the corn harvest from Egypt) and Securitas, implying reference to the peaceful security of the Roman Empire.
Type
Deity, Concept

Tigris

Definition
The Roman personification of the Mesopotamian river, the Tigris.
Type
Deity, Concept

Thrace

Definition
The Roman personification of the region of Thrace.
Type
Deity, Concept

Venus

Definition
Venus is a Roman goddess, whose functions encompassed love, beauty, desire, sex, fertility, prosperity, and victory. In Roman mythology, she was the ancestor of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas, who survived the fall of Troy and fled to Italy.
Type
Deity, Concept

Tyche

Definition
Tyche was the presiding tutelary deity who governed the fortune and prosperity of a city, its destiny. In Classical Greek mythology, she is the daughter of Aphrodite and Zeus or Hermes.
Type
Deity, Concept

Vejovis

Definition
Vejovis or Vejove was a Roman god of Etruscan origins. Vejovis was portrayed as a young man, holding a bunch of arrows, pilum, (or lightning bolts) in his hand, and accompanied by a goat. Romans believed that Vejovis was one of the first gods to be born. He was a god of healing, and became associated with the Greek Asclepius.
Type
Deity, Concept

Valeria Luperca

Definition
A minor legendary figure in Rome, who healed the sick during an epidemic following the sacrifice of a bull.
Type
Deity, Concept

Tyche of Antioch

Definition
An aspect of Tyche pertaining to the city of Antioch, often shown seated with a mural crown. Often, the personification of Orontes swims at her feet.
Type
Deity, Concept

Ubertas

Definition
Ubertas, sometimes Fertilitas or Uberitas, is the Roman personification of wealth.
Type
Deity, Concept

Venus Aphrodisias

Definition
An epithet corresponding to the temple of Venus (Aphrodite) at Aphrodisas.
Type
Deity, Concept

Venus Felix

Definition
Venus Felix ("Lucky Venus"), probably a traditional epithet, combining aspects of Venus and Fortuna, goddess of both good and bad fortune and personification of luck, whose iconography includes the rudder of a ship.
Type
Deity, Concept

Utilitas

Definition
The Roman personification of utility.
Type
Deity, Concept

Bernisches Historisches Museum

Definition
The Bernisches Historisches Museum (BHM) is the history museum of Bern, Switzerland. The oldest of the approximately 80,000 objects date back to the 6th century BC, the most recent represent the present. The holdings were founded by the Stadtbibliothek Bern and found their way to the BHM in 1898. They contain the world's most important collection of Bernese coins and medals as well as coin and medal dies. It is also one of the most important Swiss collections of Swiss coins as well as of ancient coins (Greek and Roman). It also includes an internationally important and nationally unique collection of Oriental coins.
Type
Collection, Concept

Swiss National Museum

Definition
The Coin Cabinet of the Swiss National Museum houses the largest numismatic collection in Switzerland. The focus lies on Celtic, medieval and modern coins of Switzerland. However, the collection also includes ancient Greek and Roman coins, as well as medieval and modern coins from all over the world.
Type
Collection, Concept

Dacia

Definition
Dacia was the land inhabited by the Dacians. The Greeks referred to them as the Getae (east of Dacia) and the Romans called them Daci. Dacia was bounded in the south approximately by the Danubius river (Danube).
Type
Region, Concept

Zeus

Definition
Zeus is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who rules as king of the gods of Mount Olympus.
Type
Deity, Concept

Victory

Definition
Victoria, in ancient Roman religion, was the personified goddess of victory. She is the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Nike, and was associated with Bellona.
Type
Deity, Concept

Venus Genetrix

Definition
The Venus Genetrix is a sculptural type which shows the Roman goddess Venus in her aspect of Genetrix ("foundress of the family"), as she was honoured by the Julio-Claudian dynasty of Rome, which claimed her as their ancestor.
Type
Deity, Concept

Virtus

Definition
In Roman mythology, Virtus was the deity of bravery and military strength, the personification of the Roman virtue of virtus.
Type
Deity, Concept

Via Trajana

Definition
The personification of the Via Trajana or Traiana, which was an ancient Roman road. It was built by the emperor Trajan as an extension of the Via Appia from Beneventum. It is often shown holding a wheel.
Type
Deity, Concept

Londinium

Definition
The mint at the ancient site of Londinium in Britannia.
Type
Mint, Concept

Gallo-Roman Museum Tongeren

Definition
The Gallo-Roman Museum in Tongeren holds a collection of archaeological finds from northeastern Belgium, dating from prehistoric, Roman and early medieval times (up to 900 AD). Part of this collection are more than 7000 coins, mainly Roman coins found in Tongeren (the Roman town of Atuatuca Tungrorum) and to a lesser extent Celtic, Roman, Merovingian and Carolingian coins from the region.
Type
Collection, Concept

Plaquette

Definition
A plaquette is a small relief object of art, similiar to a medal, but in contrast to a medal only decorated on one side only. It often is of square or angular shape.
Type
Object Type, Concept

Epidamnus

Definition
The mint at the ancient site of Epidamnus, later Dyrrhachium in Illyricum.
Type
Mint, Concept

Pagasae

Definition
The mint at theancient of Pagasae in Thessaly
Type
Mint, Concept

Medieval German Numismatics

Definition
The study of the coins, other numismatic items and numismatic history of Medieval Germany.
Type
Field of Numismatics, Concept

The IRIS Typology

Definition
The skeleton typology for Greek coinage produced as part of the ARCH project.
Type
Type Series, Concept

Modern Austrian Numismatics

Definition
The study of the coins, other numismatic items and numismatic history in Austria and historically related territories since the post-medieval period (roughly 1500).
Type
Field of Numismatics, Concept

Ludwig Gies

Definition
German sculptor and medalist. Lit.: B. Ernsting, Ludwig Gies. The Munich Years, The Medal 13, 1988, pp. 58-72; B. Ernsting, Ludwig Gies. Meister des Kleinreliefs. Mit Werkverzeichnis der Medaillen und Plaketten, Münzen und Münzentwürfe, Siegel und Trockenstempel. Köln (1995); Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland 14 (2000) p. 331; Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland 24 (2007) pp. 141-156.
Type
Person, Concept

Karl Goetz

Definition
German medalist. In particular known for his WWI medals. Lit.: L. Forrer, Biographical Dictionary of Medallists II (1904) p. 286; VII (1923) p. 379; G. W. Kienast, The Medals of Karl Goetz (1967); Suppl. volume (1986); M. Heidemann, Medaillenkunst in Deutschland von 1895 bis 1914. Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland 8 (1998) p. 497.
Type
Person, Concept

Wilhelm Achtenhagen

Definition
No biographical information is known. Achtenhagen is attested with medalic works at the Deutsche Kunstausstellung in Cologne in 1906. He also later produced some World War medals. Some of his medals are kept in the Kunsthalle Hamburg. Lit.: M. Heidemann, Medaillenkunst in Deutschland von 1895 bis 1914. Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland 8 (1998) p. 489 (with additional references).
Type
Person, Concept

Hugo Bendorff

Definition
Hugo Bendorff was born in 1867 in Riga, there is no addititonal biographical information available. Bendorff was a student of Carl Bernewitz in Berlin. As a medalist he took with some of his works part at the Berlin Edition of the Deutsche Schaumünze. Lit.: W. Steguweit, Das Münzkabinett der Königlichen Museen zu Berlin und die Förderung der Medaillenkunst. Künstlerbriefe und Medaillenedition zum Ersten Weltkrieg. Das Kabinett 5 (1998) p. 178.
Type
Person, Concept

Kreuzer

Definition
The Kreuzer goes back to a groschen coin which was minted in Merano in South Tyrol (so-called Etschkreuzer) from 1271. Because of the double cross on the obverse of the coin, it soon received the name Kreuzer. It spread throughout the south of the German-speaking area in the 15th and 16th centuries and was, according to the Reichsmünzgesetz 1551 a unit for small silver money. Later on, Kreuzer were also made of copper or bronze.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Apollodotus I of Bactria

Definition
Apollodotus I Soter was an Indo-Greek king between 180 BCE and 160 BCE (according to Bopearachchi) or between 174 and 165 BCE (according to Senior)
Type
Person, Concept

Follis

Definition
Name for Byzantine bronze coins worth 40 nummi. Sometimes also used for the Roman billon coins of the Diocletianic reform and of the first half of the 4th century AD, although there is no concrete evidence for the attribution. The Byzantine coins bear the letter M resp. numeral XXXX as a mark of value.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Centenionalis

Definition
A term for Roman billon/copper coins attested in the 4th century AD. It is often applied to the AE3 coins of the second half of the 4th/early-5th centuries, but without any concrete evidence for the attribution.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Sestertius

Definition
An ancient denomination with the value of 1/4 denarius; originally 2 1/2, after the retariffing of the denarius 4 asses. Introduced in the late-3rd century BC as a silver coin, from the Augustan coin reform it was struck in brass.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Antoninianus

Definition
The antoninianus (not a contemporary Roman term) was a coin used during the Roman Empire thought to have been valued at 2 denarii. It was initially silver, but was slowly debased to bronze. It is not known what it was called in antiquity.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Quinarius

Definition
Roman silver coin worth 1/2 denarius; originally 5, after the retariffing of the denarius or 8 asses.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Aes Grave

Definition
Cast bronze coins used in central Italy in the 3rd century BC. The value was normally indicated by signs: I for the as, S for semis and pellets for unciae.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Miliarensis

Definition
Late Roman silver denomination.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Decadrachm

Definition
An ancient denomination with the value of 10 drachms.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Brockage

Definition
A misstrike whereby a coin remains in the upper die after striking and acts as the die to strike the next coin, therbey producing a negative image of the design in the lower die.
Type
Peculiarity of Production, Concept

Double strike

Definition
Double or multiple strike during production whereby the die is displaced for the second or subsequent strike.
Type
Peculiarity of Production, Concept

Siliqua

Definition
Siliqua is the modern name given to small, thin, Roman silver coins introduced in the 4th century.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Solidus

Definition
The standard late Roman and early/middle Byzantine gold denomination, introduced by Constantine the Great.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Uncia

Definition
An ancient denomination with the value of 1/12 as.
Type
Denomination, Concept

Victoriatus

Definition
An ancient denomination of uncertain value that derives its name from the reverse type
Type
Denomination, Concept

Clannudda

Definition
The mint at the ancient site of Clannudda in Lydia.
Type
Mint, Concept
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