More Cockerels

My earlier post on the coinage from the 1st Punic War of Suessa, Tium, Aquinum, Cales etc… is one of my favorites.  I was delighted to have glass pastes connect me back to the topic with similar imagery.  (Although I’ve not yet spotted one of these glass pastes with a star on it.)

BM 1814,0704.2071

 Oval brown glass paste intaglio: cockerel.

BM 1814,0704.2052

Oval black glass paste intaglio: cockerel.

Also on the symbolism of the cock see this post.

BM 1814,0704.2060 – Not star, but crescent

Convex oval brown glass paste intaglio: cock with a crescent moon in the field.

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