Pryč se zrádci: římské mince jako nástroj politické agitace

Pages 5-19
DOI 10.37520/nl.2021.001
Keywords Roman coinage, coin image, parricide, punishment, Vestal Virgins
Type of Article Peer-reviewed
Citation VACINOVÁ, Lenka. Pryč se zrádci: římské mince jako nástroj politické agitace. Numismatické listy. Prague: National Museum, 2021, 76(1-4), 5-19. DOI: ISSN 0029-6074. Also available from:
Numismatické listy | 2021/76/1-4

The considerable potential of the coin image as a means of political agitation during the time of the Roman Republic has been recognized long ago. This paper concerns with interpretation of mythological scenes presenting the punishment of high treason and examines their possible connection to particular historical events and real characters. Moreover, possible existence of two variants of the denarii of the RIC I2 Augustus 299 type is proposed.

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