About this artwork
On the front (obverse) of this coin the king Vabalathus is portrayed, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.
On the back (reverse), the emperor Aurelian is similarly portrayed, facing right and wearing a crown.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Coin Portraying King Vabalathus
- Roman Empire
- 270 CE–275 CE
- Obverse: VABALATHVS VCRIMDR Reverse: IMP AVRELIANVS AVG
- Diam. 1.8 cm; 2.60 g
- Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze