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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Nerva

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

97

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Nerva, wearing a crown of laurels and facing right.

On the back, an auger’s wand, sprinkler, and sacrifical vase are shown.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Nerva

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

97 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M T R POT II Reverse: COS. III PATER PATRIAE

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.11 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1274

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