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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:

about 42 BCE, issued by P. Clodius

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the laureate head of the God Apollo, facing to the right; behind him is a lyre. The back (reverse) depicts the Goddes Diana standing, with a bow and quiver over her shoulder, holding a lighted torch in each hand.

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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

42 BCE–41 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: P CLODIVS ; on left, M F

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.85 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2756

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