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Coin Depicting the Hero Hercules

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

2nd-1st century BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the hero Hercules, facing right. On the back (reverse), a five-pointed star is shown.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Depicting the Hero Hercules

Place

Roman Empire (Minted in)

Date

200 BCE–1 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.3019

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