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1. Angelica Kaufman 1792 C.–Cupid and Psyche

2. Roman, 2nd -3rd AD, Mithraeum Santa Maria Capua

3. Roman mosaic 1st -2nd AD, Zeugma

4. Antonio Canova, 19th C. Eros and Psyche

5. Mars--Detail Greek Vase 5th BC

6. Mars– Diego Velazquez, 1640

7. Amisos, Pontus, AE 19, Ares,(Mithradates VI Eupator) 120-63 BC
rev. Sword in sheath, crescent & star, AMISOU-S3643

8. Mamertini, AE 26, head of Ares, c. 213 BC
rev. Dioscuri leading a horse, S1143

9. Q. Minucius M.F.Thermus, AR, denarius, Mars head left, 103 BC

10. rev.2 soldiers fighting,1 protecting fallen comrade,Q.ThermMF,S199

11.Ti. Veturius, AR denarius, vgood, Mars head right, 137BC

12.  rev. Youth between 2 soldiers taking oath, CR234.1

13. Marcus Aurelius, AR denarius, vgood, Head right, MAntoninusAug, 161-180
rev. Mars with shield and spear, COS... cfS1315

14. Severus Alexander, AE Sestertius,  Imp Alexander Pius Aug 222-35
rev. Mars with spear & shield MarsUltor-S2149

15. Constantine I, AE follis, head right, ImpConstantinusPFAug, 307-337
rev. Bust of Mars, MartiConseratori,S3763

16. Constantine I, AE follis, laurel head right, IMPCFLVALCONSTANTINUSPFAUG, 307-337     rev. ex.MKV, Mars
standing, VIRTUSEXERCITI

17. Constantine I, AE follis, laurel head, IMPCONSTANTINUSPFAUG, 307-337
rev. Mars advancing, MARTI PATRI PROPVGNATORI,S3764

18. Constantine I, AE follis,laurel head right, CONSTANTINUSPFAUG, 307-337          
rev. ex.TT, Mars standing, MARTI CONSERVATORI, cf.S3763
19. Sandro Boticelli Birth of Venus, c. 1486

20. Francois Boucher, Venus Consoling Love, 1751

21. Venus of Arles, 1st BC, holding apple and mirror

22. Ptolemy I, AE17, Head Aphrodite right in taina, 305-283
rev. Eagle,  ptole.., S7756

23. Ptolemy III, AE17,  Head Zeus Ammon, 246-221 (Cult statue on Cyprus)
rev. Aphrodite stands, PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, S7824

24. Knidos, Caria, AE 15 Aphrodite diademed, 3rd BC
rev. prow with club below, KNI above, WST below, S4855

25. C Norbanus, AR denarius, Venus, 83 BC
rev. Corn ear, fasces, caduceus, Cr 357.1b

26. Julius Caesar, AR denarius,  bust of Venus, 47-46 BC
rev. Aeneas with palladium & Anchises-CAESAR,S305

27. Anonymous, AE  quadrans, Venus head right, 96-138
rev. Dove right,SC,S845v

28. Julia Titi, AR denarius, IULIAAUGUSTATITIAUGUSTIF,c. 79
rev. Venus with scepter and helmet, VENUS AUGUST,S768

29. Sabina, AR denarius,head right, SABINA AUGUSTA, d. 137
rev. Venus stands with apple, Veneri Genetrici, S1089

30. Julia Soaemias, AR denarius, IVLIA SOAEMIAS AUG, d.222
rev. Venus standing with apple,VenusCaelestis,S2070

31. Kotys  III, AE23, head of Kotys right, KOTYOC BACILEWC, 227-233
rev. Aphrodite enthroned


32. Kotys  III, AE23, heads Aphrodite and Kotys facing., KOTYOC BACILEWC, 227-233

33.  rev. Aphrodite enthroned, Anokhin664

34. Magna Urbica, AE Antoninianus, head on crescent, MagnaUrbicaAug, c.283
rev. Venus standing...TRIX,S3389

35. Guercino, Venus, Mars and Cupid, 1633
36.Jacque-Louis David, Venus Disarms Mars, 1824

37. Raphael, Cupid (Farnesina), 1518

38. Johan Sergel, 1700's

39. Antiochus VII, AE 17,  winged Eros, 138-129
rev. Isis headdress, Basilewj, Antiocou EUERGETOU, S7098

40. Antiochus IX, AE 17,  winged Eros right, ll3-95
rev. Nike advances, Basilewj Antiocou Filopatoroj, S7173

41. Corduba, Spain, AE 20, Venus head right, 1st BC
rev., Cupid stands facing with torch and cornucopia, CORDU, S61

42. L. Julius Caesar, AR denarius, vgood, Mars head left, 94 BC  
rev. Venus in biga of cupids, lyre before, L. IULI LF CAESAR, S200

43. MN Fontaius, AR denarius, afine, Jovis, 84 BC
rev. Cupid on goat, Dioscuri caps, S282

44.  MN Cordius Rufus, AR denarius, heads of Dioscuri, 46 BC
rev. Venus Verticordia with Cupid and scales, S282

45. Plautilla, AR denarius, head right, Plautilla Augusta.205
rev. Venus stands,pillar,cupid,apple,VenusVictrix

46. Constantine, AV solidus, head right, ConstantinusMax Aug, 306-337
rev. Victory inscribing shield, cupid before, VictoriaConstantiniAug

47. Raphael, Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, Farnesina, 1518

48. Andrea Schiavone, Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, 1550

49. Maurice Denis, Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, 1908

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