The Abraham Cowley
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Nymphs upholding the oak

Roman republic, AR denarius, Accoleia 1 (43 BC).
Obv.: Acca Larentia r., P. ACCOLEIVS LARISCOLVS
Rev.: Three statues of Nymphae Quercetulanae supporting five trees, or a triple cult-statue of Diana Nemorensis.

Cowley's own name in Latin, Couleius, takes after the name of the coiner, Accoleius Lariscolus.

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