Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Minerva

A work made of silver.
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Date:

87 BC

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

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Minerva

Origin

Samnium

Date

87 BC

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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