6) Aeneas wanders for many years, searching for a new homeland for his people. Each place he visits turns out to be unsuitable, but the god Apollo and the Penates continue to lead him to his new homeland, Italy. Coins in the case illustrated his trials and the lands he visited: Thrace (represented by replica of Larissa), Delos (represented by coin of Alexander I Balas showing Apollo on omphalos), Crete, Sicily (represented by a an AE14 of Smyrna showing a hand in a caestus for the funeral games held there). A Tunisian dinar showing an ancient ship, a denarius of Sextus Pompey showing Scylla, an AE Triens of Bruttium showing a tripod for Apollo’s guidance throughout the journey).
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