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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Minerva

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

87 BCE

Artist:

Ancient Italian (Marsic Confederation)

About this artwork

Obverse: Helmeted and draped bust of Minerva to right, with aegis; crowned Victory behind
Reverse: in exergue, II - Warrior clasping hands with another warrior; part of ship to right

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Minerva

Origin

Samnium

Date

87 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.85 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4920

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