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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Janus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

119 BCE

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the Head of the god Janus, wearing a crown of laurels.

On the back, the goddess Roma faces left, helmeted.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Janus

Origin

Italy

Date

119 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: M F (O) VRI M F Reverse: PHILI ROMA

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.84 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1248

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