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Quinarius (Coin) Depicting Liberty

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

89 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the head of Liberty, facing to the right. On the back (reverse), a winged Victory is seated and facing to the right, holding a patera (dish) and palm.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Quinarius (Coin) Depicting Liberty

Date

89 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: [R]OMA M CATO Reverse: VICTRIX

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.91 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.797

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