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Antoninianus (Coin) Portraying Mariniana

A work made of billon.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

254

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays Mariniana, believed to be the wife of emperor Valerian and mother of emperor Gallienus, facing right. On the back (reverse), a flying peacock is depicted.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Antoninianus (Coin) Portraying Mariniana

Origin

Rome

Date

254 CE

Medium

Billon

Inscriptions

Obverse: DIVAE MARINIANAE Reverse: CONSECRATIO

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 3.73 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1291

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