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As (Coin) Depicting the God Janus

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

225-217 BCE

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the god Janus, shown bearded.

On the back, the prow of a ship is shown, saling right,

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

As (Coin) Depicting the God Janus

Origin

Italy

Date

225 BCE–217 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Diam. 6.3 cm; 261.10 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1231

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