These coins came to us as marvelous splashes of light out of history .
Gods, solders, workers…rulers and ruled…God Mars …Goddess Rome…
About the coin
Two silver coins of the RomanRepublic. The one on the left depicts the helmeted head of the goddess Rome, dated 77 B.C.E.
The name of the Roman coiner Lucius Rutilius Flaccus, who served between 81-69 B.C.E. ,is marked on this coin. The coin on the right shows the helmeted head of the god Mars. dated 90 B.C.E. at thr tume of the coiner Quintus Minicius Thermus: on the reverse of the coin are two warriors, one of them guarding his dead fellow-soldier with his shield . Coins of the RomanRepublic were also found in Eretz-Israel.