Roman silver cube (game piece, votive offering?). 3rd to 5th century. Hercules. Very Rare.


Roman, 3rd-5th centuries. Silver cube (game piece, votive offering?), 6 mm. 1.7 gm. In the form of a cube engraved in intaglio on four sides. Side A: Đ„IANO / VAPIC in two lines. Side B: Hercules standing left, resting right hand on club set on the ground, and holding the apples of the Hesperides and lion’s skin. Side C: Helmeted Roma seated left, holding globe and spear; a second spear behind. Side D: Lion advancing left. A very rare and well made silver antiquity.

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