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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:

85 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the god Apollo, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels with a thunderbolt shown below.

On the back, Apollo is depicted riding a goat. A decorative laurel wreath surrounds the scene.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality)

Date

85 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.1 cm (7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.776

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