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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

Silver coin with a face in profile on one side, a figure riding a chariot pulled by four horses on the reverse.
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  • Silver coin with a face in profile on one side, a figure riding a chariot pulled by four horses on the reverse.

Date:

90 BCE

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the god Apollo, facing right.

On the back, the goddess Minerva is shown in a type of chariot called a quadriga.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo

Origin

Italy

Date

90 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: PANSA Reverse: C VIBIUS C F ::

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.97 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1261

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