STANDING VICTORY

STANDING VICTORY

Period

Stone

Size

Roman – 2nd – 3rd Century AD

Yellow Jasper

13.94mm

An oval intaglio depicting a standing Victoria, goddess of Victory, who can be identified by her wings and the laurel she is holding in her left hand. She was a key figure in Roman society, and was worshiped by triumphant soldiers returning from war. She often appears on Roman coins, architecture, and objects.