Seated Roma (again)

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Boussac 1988 connects this imagery on a Delos seal impression (bullae) with Athenian New style tetradrachm symbols of Xenokles and Harmoxenos

Yale specimen, attributed to Clarentza mint (Peloponnese)

The most likely date for this issue seems to be 91-90 BCE

We never get this 3/4 profile seated Roma on the Republican coin series, but we do have her seated with her right arm crossing her body and her left on a spear/scepter.

Earliest seated Roma on Roman coins:

RRC 287/1

CF. Pistis coinage of Locri (Pistis on this blog) which is MUCH earlier

BM specimen

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