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.
Septimius Severus, Reign 193-211 AD
This coin was minted in Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum mint. This area was ground zero for several solar eclipses. It is likely they were predicted due to the coinage. Photo from Ken Dorney