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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

49 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the god Apollo, facing right with his hair rolled at sides held in place by a rope.

On the back (reverse), a club is shown standing upright.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

Struck 49 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: III VIR Q SINCINIVS Reverse: PR S C C CO PONI

Dimensions

DIam. 1.8 cm; 3.95 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.769

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