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Eagle and wolf on Roman coin
Roman silver denarius, minted in 45 BCE, on the reverse of which a
wolf and an eagle can be seen – symbols of Rome. The scene has an extremely lofty message – the animals cooperate in maintaining the holy fire of goddess Vesta (goddess of home and state) in the temple at Forum Romanum: the wolf adds a branch to the fire, and the eagle stands guard over it.
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