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.
Eclipse of 218 AD under Emperor Elagabalus 218-222 AD
This eclipse would have been visible in Carrhae and Markianopolis. It may have been predictive on the coins of Caracalla and Diadumenian.