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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Roma

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

91 BCE

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the goddess Roma, facing right.

On the back, the goddess Victory rides in a two-horse chariot called a biga.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Roma

Origin

Italy

Date

91 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: D SILANVS L F ROMA

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.78 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1255

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