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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Juno Sospita

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

105 BCE

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the head of the goddess Juno, facing right.

On the back, a bull charges to the right.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Juno Sospita

Origin

Italy

Date

105 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: I S M R Reverse: L THORIUS BALBVS

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.77 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1260

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