Symbols of Solar Eclipses on coins of the Roman Civilization Republic to the Christian Era 232 posts For the Romans, a solar eclipse was the greatest symbol of fear, terror and domination in nature. This website explores the meaning of solar/lunar darkening events in Judeo-Roman culture.
Hadrian, Emperor 117-138 AD Roman Imperial Denarius
Minted in Rome 128 AD, likely from the eclipse of 118 AD. One star indicative of a partial eclipse seen in Rome. Eclipse symbol on reverse, Hadrian on obverse