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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

49 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the god Apollo, facing right with his hair rolled at sides held in place by a rope.

On the back (reverse), a club is shown standing upright.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

Struck 49 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: III VIR Q SINCINIVS Reverse: PR S C C CO PONI

Dimensions

DIam. 1.8 cm; 3.95 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.769

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