Equestrian Statues

I’m really enjoying reading Hölkeskamp’s piece in Galinsky’s edited volume on Memory.  This is from p. 173.  I feel like I found the missing link connecting two portions of the republican coin series! Those alluding to Tremulus’ equestrian statue and those referring to Octavian’s.

71 out of 410 days: What’s in a Name?

This coin of Pompey is probably a small issue struck as a commemorative piece and/or gift on the occasion of his second triumph.  The choice of legends are particularly revealing about both the date of issue and also the impression Pompey wished to convey. Three passages are needed for context.  First, Granius Licinianus 36.2.4: And… Continue reading 71 out of 410 days: What’s in a Name?