L. Papius Coins of Variety 151.00

obverse symbol: caduecus
reverse symbol: wing
trade guild: merchents?, messengers?
RRC: 151
BMCRR: unlisted
Babelon: 80
CNR: unknown

The caduecus was carried by Mercury, the Roman god of trade. Mercury wore a winged petasos - a type of hat. The cadecus/petasos attributes are also associated with Mercury's Greek counterpart, Hermes the god of boundaries and travelers and also messanger/translator between gods and men.


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