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Antoninianus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Aurelian

A work made of billon.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of billon.

Date:

270-275

Artist:

Roman; minted in Cyzicus

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Emperor Aurelian, facing to the right. The back (reverse) depicts the emperor standing and receiving a wreath from a female figure.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Antoninianus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Aurelian

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

270 CE–275 CE

Medium

Billon

Inscriptions

Obverse: Reverse: RES[TI]TUTOR BIS Γ

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 3.85 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.830

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