J.Caesar and Venus; 44 B.C.; Rome; 2.2

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The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College

Name/Title

J.Caesar and Venus

About this object

Obverse:
Denarius coin (silver)
Head of Caesar laureate, facing right.
Eight pointed star, placed to the left of the head.
"CAESAR IMP."

Reverse:
Venus Victrix with scepter in left hand, holding Victory in right hand.
Star undr her scepter.
"P.SEPVLL(ius) (mac)ER" (read from upper right)

Date Made

44 B.C.

Period

Roman Republic (509-27 B.C.)

Place Made

Rome

Subject and Association Keywords

Caesar

Subject and Association Keywords

Venus

Subject and Association Keywords

Victory

Subject and Association Keywords

scepter

Subject and Association Keywords

comet

Medium and Materials

Silver

Technique

hand struck

Measurements

.75 inches

Collection

John Z. Miller

Object Type

coin

Object number

2.2

Copyright Licence  

Public Domain - No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions

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