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Antoninianus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Trebonianus Gallus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 252

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the bust of emperor Trebonianus Gallus, facing to the right. The back (reverse) depicts Virtus (valor) holding a spear and leaning on a shield.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Antoninianus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Trebonianus Gallus

Date

252 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP CAE C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Reverse: VIRTVS AVGG

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 4.11 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.1023

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