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Coin Portraying Emperor Constantius I

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

305-306

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Emperor Constantius I, facing right. The back (reverse) depicts Genius, standing to the left, wearing a modius (hat), holding a patera (dish), from which liquid flows. In the other hand is a cornucopiae.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Constantius I

Place

Roman Empire (Minted in)

Date

Struck 305 CE–306 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP C FL VAL CONSTANTIVS PF AVG Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI In exergue: KB

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1938.1230

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