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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Jupiter

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 87 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

On the front of this coin, the god Jupiter is depicted bearded and wearing a crown of laurels. A sceptre can be seen at his lower left.

On the back (reverse), a type of chariot called a quadriga is depicted.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Jupiter

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

87 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.66 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.801

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