Troas, Ilium (Ilion). Marcus Aurelius w/Lucius Verus. Legendary City Of Troy. RARE.

Ancient Coins - Troas, Ilium (Ilion). Marcus Aurelius w/Lucius Verus. Legendary City Of Troy. RARE.
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Reign: Emperor, A.D. 161-180.
Denomination: Æ 20 mm.
Weight: 5.29 grams.
Obverse: Confronting busts of Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. 
Reverse: Palladium.
Reference: Lindgren 371 (this coin).
Grade: Fine.
Note: Rare.
Comments: The Palladium was a miniature statue of Athena that was believed to have had protective powers. There are various traditions about its departure from Troy: the Argives believed Diomedes took it; others thought Odysseus had it; and, of course, the Romans believed Aeneas escaped with it and took it with him to Italy, ultimately to Rome where it became one of the talismans of the city.
Preis SKU: 16907aema
US$ 260.00
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  • CAD 325.55

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