z L. Roscius Fabatus. 59 BC.

Ancient Coins - z L. Roscius Fabatus. 59 BC.
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L. Roscius Fabatus. 59 BC.
Silver Denarius   3.8 gm.
Obv : Head of Juno Sospita right, wearing goat's skin
Rev : Female standing right feeding serpent
Roscia 3
The reverse shows the yearly scene that occurred at Lanuvium at thefestival of Juno Sospita. A virgin descended into the grottobeneath the temple with food for the serpent there. If she waschaste, she returned safely home, probably amid much relief; ifshe was not chaste, she was killed by the serpent.
 
 
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