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Denarius Serratus (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Juno Sospita

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

about 79 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the Goddess Juno Sospita. On the back (reverse), a griffin, a mythological creature with the head and wings of an eagle and body of a lion, runs to the right.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius Serratus (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Juno Sospita

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality)

Date

79 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: L PAPI

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.794

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