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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 42 BCE, issued by P. Clodius

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the laureate head of the God Apollo, facing to the right; behind him is a lyre. The back (reverse) depicts the Goddes Diana standing, with a bow and quiver over her shoulder, holding a lighted torch in each hand.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

Date

42 BCE–41 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: P CLODIVS ; on left, M F

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.85 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2756

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