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9 Erotic Roman Brothel Tokens, Spintriae (20 - 40 A.D.) Antique Silver Finish



9 Erotic Roman Brothel Tokens, Spintriae (20 - 40 A.D.) Antique Silver Finish

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9 Erotic Roman Brothel Tokens (Spintriae) Antique Silver Finish These Are Reproductions of Actual Roman Coins Struck In The 1st Century A.D. There Are 9 Coins in This Series. EROTIC ROMAN BROTHEL COINS, CALLED “SPINTRIA” #’s III, IIII, V, VI, VIIII, X, XII, XIII, XV. ALL COINS ARE ABOUT (21 mm 4 g) (20 to 40 A.D.) 9 Erotic Roman Brothel Tokens, Spintriae (20 - 40 A.D.) Antique Silver Finish 9 Erotic Roman Brothel Tokens, Spintriae (20 - 40 A.D.) Antique Silver Finish Click images to enlarge Description These Are Reproductions of Actual Roman Coins Struck In The 1st Century A.D. There Are 9 Coins in This Series. EROTIC ROMAN BROTHEL COINS, CALLED “SPINTRIA” #’s III, IIII, V, VI, VIIII, X, XII, XIII, XV. ALL COINS ARE ABOUT (21 mm 4 g) (20 to 40 A.D.) A spintria (plural, spintriae) is a Roman token, possibly for use in brothels, usually depicting sexual acts or symbols. They were only produced for a few years in the first century, between the years 20 to 40 AD, during the reign of Emperor Tiberius. The numbers I to XVI are known, but numbers exceeding XII are very rare. The Discovery Channel had a series, hosted by Terry Jones (Monty Python), “The History of Sex” and Roman brothel tokens were briefly mentioned. They were struck in brass or bronze. Possibly they were used to overcome the language barrier for visitors who spoke no Latin. Experts cannot agree on the use for the Roman numbers. Were they the price for the act pictured on the front, or the value, or just a risqué novelty item? We will never know for sure. They are a great piece of Roman history. Each set of coins comes with: A card with a brief history of the coins. All coins come with a cardboard holder to protect the coin. One 3M anti-tarnish Strip. This will keep a small jewelry box tarnish free for up to 6 months. One polishing cloth for gold and silver plated jewelry. These are NOT ANCIENT COINS. They are made of the highest quality, Lead & Nickel Free Pewter and plated in real Gold or Antique Silver Finish. They are accurately detailed and have been molded from Museum Quality Reproductions. Images sell! Get Supersized Images & Free Image HostingCreate your brand with Auctiva's Customizable Templates. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.com. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter