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Coin Portraying Empress Crispina

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

177-183

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the empress Crispina, facing right.

On the back, the goddess Venus is depicted holding an apple.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Empress Crispina

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

177 CE–183 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: CRISPINA AVGVSTA Reverse: VENVS S C

Dimensions

Diam. 2.6 cm; 11.35 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1340

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