Details of Roma personified

Roma was the goddess who personified the city of Rome and the Roman world. Like Minerva she is normally shown wearing a helmet and armour and commonly holds a small figure of Victory.

She sometimes carries a spear or sceptre and is often seated on a pile of captured armour. Roma appears on coins of all periods including silver siliquae struck in the 4th century AD after the pagan gods were abandoned in favour of Christianity.

Attributes

  • Seated on armour
  • Spear or sceptre
  • Small victory in hand.

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