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Coin Portraying Emperor Maximinus

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

305-309

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Emperor Maximinus, 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 Maximinus

Place

Ancient Mediterranean (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Struck 305 CE–309 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: CAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES Reverse: GENIO AVGG ET CAEARVM NN (In exergue: K Γ)

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.7 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1938.1232

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