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Denarius (Coin) Portraying King Tatius

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 89 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the mythical king Titus Tatius, bearded and facing right above a palm branch.

On the back (reverse), two warriors are shown carrying women in their arms.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying King Tatius

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

89 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: SABIN Reverse: (L TIT)VRI

Dimensions

DIam. 1.9 cm; 3.92 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.808

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