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Coin Portraying Emperor Aurelian

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

270-275

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Aurelian, facing right.

On the back, a deity is depicted holding a shallow dish called a patera.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Aurelian

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

270 CE–275 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP AVG (ELIANVS) AVG Reverse: GENIVS ILLYR

Dimensions

Diam. 2.9 cm; 16.65 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1331

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