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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

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality)

Date

252 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

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

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.1023

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