About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the goddess Roma, facing right and wearing a winged helmet surmounted by eagle’s head.
On the back (reverse), the goddess of victory is depicted driving a type of chariot called a biga, while holding a whip in her hand.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Roma
- Roman Empire
- 152 BCE
- Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.82 g
- Gift of William F. Dunham