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.
Elagabalus, Solar Eclipse 218 AD
The above coin was minted by Emperor Elagabalus in 218 AD and after in Moesia Inferior along the western shore of the Black Sea. This likely shows the 218 AD solar eclipse. Photo CNG coins