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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Hero Hercules

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

100 BCE

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts a youthful bust of the hero Hercules, facing right.

On the back, the goddess Roma is shown armed and being crowned with laurels.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Hero Hercules

Place

Italy (Minted in)

Date

100 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: (L) ENT MAR(F) M

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1244

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