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Denarius (Coin) Depicting a Laureate

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 100-50 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts an inidentified man, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.
On the back, a soldier is shown on horseback and holding a lance.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting a Laureate

Origin

Rome

Date

Struck 100 BCE–50 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 3.40 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2734

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