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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Diana

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 68 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

On the front (obverse) of this coin a figure faces right wearing a diadem and a drop earing, along with a bow and quiver.

On the back (reverse), a boar faces right above a speared dog.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Diana

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

68 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: GETA Reverse: C HOSIDICF

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.71 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.781

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