About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the God Head Quirinus, bearded and facing right.
On the back (reverse), the goddess Ceres is depicted seated, facing right and holding a scepter and an ear of wheat. In the foreground, a rearing serpent is shown.
Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Quirinus
- Struck 60 BCE
- Obverse: C MEMMI C F QVIRINVS Reverse: MEMMIVS AED. CERIALIA PREIMVS FECIT
- Diam. 2.1 cm; 4.03 g
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson