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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Domitian

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

88-89

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Emperor Domitian, facing right. The back (reverse) depicts Pallas standing to the left and holding a spear, with a shield at her feet.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Domitian

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

88 CE–89 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: [IMP CAES] DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR PVIII Reverse: IMPXIX COS XIIII [CENS P P P]

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.21 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.992

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