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Inverted anchor cross. A cross with slightly widened ends, with two anchor flukes coming out of the top and curving left and right, also with slightly widened ends.

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  • Gallienus Stag, Rome 267

    Gallienus Stag, Rome 267

    Here is a beautiful stag on a coin: The inscription reads “DIANAE CONS AVG” which means “Dianae Conservatrix Augusti – to Diana protector of the Emperor”. This stag coin was essentially from a series of coins with depictions of animals, appealing to the deity that animal represented for protection for the emperor / empire. There…