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Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Empress Agrippina

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

37-41

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the empress Agrippina, facing right. The coin was struck after her death.

On the back, a type of chariot called a Carpentum is depicted.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Empress Agrippina

Origin

Rome

Date

37 CE–41 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: AGRIPPINA M F MAT C CAESARIS AVGVSTI Reverse: S P Q R MEMORIAE AGRIPPINAE

Dimensions

Diam. 3.5 cm; 25.66 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1308

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