Silver coin "Neptune - God of the oceans and waters", gold plated
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Neptune is a Roman god of the sea and fresh waters.
He was the mighty king of the ocean and ruled over all the waters on the surface of the Earth.
He was capable of causing destructive earthquakes and swallowing entire islands in the depths of the sea.
The ocean storms, tempests and earthquakes are a reflection of his fierce and temperamental nature.
Neptune was also worshipped as a god of horses and patron of horse racing.
In his honor, horse races and chariots and festivals, called "Neptunalia", were organized.
The inscription in Latin "Non vidit mira qui non vidit maria" reads "One hasn't been on the sea, one hasn't seen any wonders".
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