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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Juno

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 87 or 83 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the goddess Juno, facing right. She is shown veiled and wearing a diadem as well as a drop style earring. A sceptre is visible to her lower left.

On the back (reverse) a type of chariot called a quadriga is driven by the goddess of victory, who holds a wreath in her right hand.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Juno

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

87 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 1.7 cm; 3.74 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.802

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