Symbols of Solar Eclipses on coins of the Roman Civilization Republic to the Christian Era 231 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.
Emperor Elagabalus, Carrhae Mint
The above coin was minted in Carrhae in 218 AD and after. The reverse represents the solar eclipse of 218 AD. Photo CNG Coins