Juba II as Hercules

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Arienne King
by Roma Numismatics, Ltd
published on 07 November 2019
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A coin portraying Juba II of Mauretania (r. 29 BCE - 23 CE) as Hercules. Obverse: Juba II as a youthful Hercules, wearing the Nemean Lion's skin. Reverse: Lion headdress and club of Hercules, with bow and arrow.

Minted in Caesarea, Mauretania (near modern day Cherchell, Algeria). Courtesy of Roma Numismatics Ltd., Auction XVII, 28-03-2019, Lot 325.

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Ltd, R. N. (2019, November 07). Juba II as Hercules. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11452/

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