Representing the Defeated Enemy, or the Appropriation of Symbols

First a little context: To my mind one of the most interesting aspects of the secondary marks on the early denarius, victoriatus and related issues is when they begin to experiment with different types of secondary symbols.  Most of the secondary symbols that appear on the coinage of the Hannibal War had already been in use… Continue reading Representing the Defeated Enemy, or the Appropriation of Symbols