Relief showing Hermes, god of trade, with the coat of arms of Poitiers, flanked by Ceres (left, with a cornucopia) and Flora (with flowers), above the entrance gate of the former Chamber of Commerce (at present: Residence Hermes).
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Mercurius/Hermes is usually depicted as a young man wearing winged shoes (talaria) and a winged hat (petasos), and carrying the caduceus, a herald's staff with two entwined snakes that was Apollo's gift to Hermes
- Raymond Couvègnes (Ermont 1893 - Paris 1985),
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Location (N 46°34'55" - E 0°20'34")
Item Code: frpc001; Photograph: 30 August 2011
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