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Deus Sol Invictus Louvre.

Deus Sol Invictus Louvre.

Sol invictus-Unconquered son

Sol invictus-Unconquered son

A Roman Bronze Applique of Helios, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Bronze Applique of Helios, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Sol/Helios  original God of the Sun

Sol/Helios original God of the Sun

Constantine and Sol Invictus ("The Invincible Sun"), circa 313 CE. Sol Invictus was a Roman divinity, so it's interesting to see Constantine, of all people, to be portrayed alongside a Roman god. This would have been minted right around his conversion, but long before Theodosius the Great declared Christianity to be the state religion of the Empire. This coin shows a period in transition, from Roman polytheism to Christian monotheism.

Constantine and Sol Invictus ("The Invincible Sun"), circa 313 CE. Sol Invictus was a Roman divinity, so it's interesting to see Constantine, of all people, to be portrayed alongside a Roman god. This would have been minted right around his conversion, but long before Theodosius the Great declared Christianity to be the state religion of the Empire. This coin shows a period in transition, from Roman polytheism to Christian monotheism.

Sol Invictus, the god of Constantine the great C.AD350 Vatican museum

Sol Invictus, the god of Constantine the great C.AD350 Vatican museum