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Gods, Goddesses, and Personifications

  13. Securitas

Securitas was worshipped by the Romans as the Goddess of security.

 


Securitas is depicted seated, relaxed, with a sceptre in her right hand and a globe at her feet.


103-111ad

from the Dr. Jones Collection

obv : IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TRP COS V PP

rev: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI SC

Bust right ,aegis (RIC 518, Banti 192)

varieties:

Bust right (RIC 517----RIC 514 is similar coin,not Providentia )

Quite rare.


An example unlisted in the major references was recently sold by Paul Francis Jacquier. It now resides in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris

Photo courtesy of Paul Francis Jacquier

obv : IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TRP COS V PP

rev: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI SC

Bust left ,aegis ( unlisted in RIC , Banti , and BMCRE)


 

 


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