Denarius (Coin) Portraying Julius Caesar

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

42 BC, issued by L. Mussidius Longus

Artist:

Roman; minted in Rome

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Caesar right, laurel crown
Reverse: Rudder, globe, cornucopia, caduceus, and apex (priest’s cap)
Inscribed: L. MVSSIDIVS LONGVS

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 153

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Julius Caesar

Origin

Rome

Date

42 BC

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: L MVSSIDIVS LONGVS

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.83 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4850

Extended information about this artwork

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