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.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Denarius (Coin) Depicting Scipio Africanus
- Roman Empire (Minted in)
- 112 BCE–111 BCE
- Obverse: C N (BLA) SIO CN F Reverse: ROMA "Rome"
- Diam.: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson