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Dupondius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Vespasian

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

69-79

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the radiate head of Emperor Vespasian, facing left. The back (reverse) depicts the goddess Concordia, standing to the left.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Dupondius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Vespasian

Origin

Ancient Mediterranean

Date

Struck 69 CE–79 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP T CAES AVG PM TRP COS VIII Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGVST S C

Dimensions

Diam. 2.8 cm; 12.82 g

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1938.1229

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