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Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Victory

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

68-69

Artist:

Roman, minted in Gaul (now France)

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the goddess Victory, standing on a globe and facing left.

On the back, a wreath encircles the inscription “SPQR”.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Victory

Origin

Italy

Date

68 CE–69 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: SALVS GENER Reverse: S P Q R

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 2.77 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1265

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