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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Diana

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

about 68 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the goddess Diana as a huntress, facing right with a bow and quiver on her shoulders.
On the back (reverse), the mythical Caledonian boar is shown being pierced by an arrow and attacked by a dog.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Diana

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality)

Date

68 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: GETA III VIR Reverse: (C) HOSIDI (C F)

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.782

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