Denarius (Coin) Portraying Julius Caesar

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

43 BC

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The Senate, cowed by Caesar’s popularity, changed the law to allow his supporters to put Caesar’s face on Roman coinage even after his assassination in 44 B.C.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Julius Caesar

Origin

Italy

Date

43 BC

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 3.66 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1246

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