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Coin Portraying Emperor Quintillus

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

270

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Quintillus, facing right and wearing a crown.

On the back (reverse), the goddess of security stands facing left, holding what appears to be a sceptre.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Quintillus

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

270 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP C H AUR CL QUINTILLVS AVG Reverse: SECVRIT AVG

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 2.89 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1348

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