About this artwork
On the front (obverse) of this coin, the emperor Aurelian is shown facing right and wearing a crown.
On the back (reverse), the figure of a genius stands facing left, holding a patera and a cornucopia.
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- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Coin Portraying Emperor Aurelian
- Roman Empire
- 270 CE–275 CE
- Obverse: IMP AVREL... S AVG Reverse: GENIVS ILLYR
- Diam. 2.2 cm; 3.51 g
- Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze