Many Ancient Coins had the emblem of the honey bee, a symbol of wealth and power due in part to the fact that ancient society realized that the honeybee had such control over their food supply. (But why does that bee look more like a wasp?
Claudius Gothicus, who seized power after the murder of Gallienus, was the 42nd Roman Emperor from 268 to 270. He had been the leader of the former emperor's cavalry. During his reign he defeated the Alamanni (Germanic tribe) and the Goths (the victory over the latter earned him his surname). He died from an epidemic while on campaign.