About this artwork
The front of this coin portrays Scipio Africanus (the elder), with a trident preserved at left.
On the back the god Jupiter stands between between the goddesses Juno and Pallas. Below them is preserved the inscription ROMA with an eagle.
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- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Denarius (Coin) Depicting Scipio Africanus
- Roman Empire
- 112 BCE–111 BCE
- Obverse: C N (BLA) SIO CN F Reverse: ROMA "Rome"
- Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.70 g
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson