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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Satyr Silenus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

90 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the bearded satyr Silenus, facing right and crowned with a laurel wreath.

On the back (reverse) a bearded figure faces left.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Satyr Silenus

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality)

Date

90 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: PANSA Reverse: C VIBIUS C F

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.809

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