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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

138-161

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the bust of Emperor Antoninus Pius, laurate and facing right. The back (reverse) depicts Victory striding to the right with a wreath and palm.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

138 CE–161 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP CAES ANTONINVS AVG Reverse: [VICT]OR ANTONINI AVG

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 2.98 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2683

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