Bronze Quadrans with the Personification of Winter - 150 AD

A beautiful little coin with the personification of one of the four seasons, winter. An anonymous issue struck at the Rome mint, circa 117 - 161 AD.

The obverse with the bust of winter, shown as a child with chubby cheeks and plump lips, her head covered with a veil and dressed with reeds.

The reverse with an olive wreath surrounding the abbreviated inscription for Senatus Consulto - "By decree of the Senate"

 

This coin belongs to a series of small bronzes issued anonymously some time in the 2nd Century. There are four different varieties in the issue, each with the head of a young child, representing the four seasons. 

A charming coin, sharply struck, toned and of wonderful style. The finest example of this type we have ever seen. 

Bronze Quadrans with the Personification of Winter - 150 AD. A beautiful little coin with the personification of one of the four seasons, winter. An anonymous issue struck at the Rome mint, circa 117 - 161 AD. The obverse with the bust of winter, shown as a child with chubby cheeks and plump lips, her head covered with a veil and dressed with reeds. The reverse with an olive wreath surrounding the abbreviated inscription for Senatus Consulto - "By decree of the Senate"   This coin belongs to a series of small bronzes issued anonymously some time in the 2nd Century. There are four different varieties in the issue, each with the head of a young child, representing the four seasons.  A charming coin, sharply struck, toned and of wonderful style. The finest example of this type we have ever seen. 

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