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This is a spintria. They were used in ancient Rome to request and pay for different “services” in brothels and from prostitutes on the street. Since there were a lot of foreigners coming to the city that did not speak the language and most of the prostitutes were slaves captured from other places the coins made the transactions easy and efficient. One side of these coins showed what the buyer wanted and the other showed the amount of money to be paid for the act.

Ancient Roman coins depict sundry sexual acts, but what were they for? The Romans loved sex . The wrote graphic poetry about i.

Antony  and Cleopatra VII, denarius. portrait of Antony Obverse Portrait of the Queen; 32-31 BCE.  Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo

Antony and Cleopatra VII, denarius. portrait of Antony Obverse Portrait of the Queen; Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo

Carthage silver double shekel circa 230 BCE. The Punic (Carthaginian) god Melqart is shown on the left of the coin. He is depicted resembling the Greek hero Herakles with a club over his shoulder. On the reverse is a war elephant, as used by Hannibal in his great campaign against Rome.

Carthage silver double shekel circa 230 BCE. The Punic (Carthaginian) god Melqart is shown on the left of the coin. He is depicted resembling the Greek hero Herakles with a club over his shoulder. On the reverse is a war elephant, as used by Hannibal in his great campaign against Rome.

Roman Provincial Coinage - Website to make accessible the ten most important collections of provincial coinage of the Roman Empire.

Roman Provincial Coinage - Website to make accessible the ten most important collections of provincial coinage of the Roman Empire.

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- Monedas romanas para el pago de servicios sexuales en prostibulos ./tcc/

A spintria (plural, spintriae ) is a small bronze or brass Roman token, possibly for use in brothels, usually depicting sexual acts or symbols./ gotta luv the cock with wingz upper right corner, ha ha ha

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554 BC - Silver Tetradrachm Coin / front and back from Byblos / a Phoenician Port City in Lebanon Founded more than seven thousand years ago, Byblos is one of the eldest cities in the world that is still inhabited; its influence is due to its trade wi

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Some of the most common Roman coins, including the gold aureus, silver denarius and brass sestertius.

Vintage Soviet 1 Ruble Coin of 1980 Devoted to Olympic by Astra9

Vintage Soviet 1 Ruble Coin of 1980 Devoted to Olympic Games of 1980 in Moscow

Australia Gold: LUCKY WAVING CAT Series - Perth Mint Fractional Gold 1/25

Australia Gold: LUCKY WAVING CAT Series - Perth Mint Fractional Gold 1/25

2,000-Year-Old Coin Sheds Light on Important Role of Judea on Roman Psyche 7.31.15  Read more at http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/46016/2000-year-old-coin-sheds-light-on-roman-conquest-of-jerusalem/#obBtSKbBI3UJyFqX.99

Vespasian , coin states "Judea captured" after his submission of the First Jewish Revolt in Judea

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tiny-librarian: “ Coin of Gaius Julius Caesar with an elephant on the front, trampling a serpent.

World's oldest cosmetic face cream - found in London, 2,000-year-old cream from Roman times with ancient finger marks in the lid.

Roman fingerprints found in 2,000-year-old cream

World's oldest cosmetic face cream - found in London, cream from Roman times with ancient finger marks in the lid.

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