About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the goddess Minerva, facing right and wearing a feathered helmet.
On the back (reverse), the winged goddess Victory is shown riding in a type of chariot called a quadriga, holding the reins in one hand and a palm branch in the other.
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- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Minerva
- Roman Empire
- 46 BCE
- Reverse: R. C. CONSIDI
- Diam. 2 cm; 3.29 g
- Gift of William F. Dunham