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Coin Portraying Emperor Constantius II

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

after 340

Artist:

Roman, minted in Trier

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Constantius II, facing right and wearing a diadem.
On the back (reverse) a type of military standard called a labarum is flanked by two soldiers.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Constantius II

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality:)

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340 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: CONSTANTINVS PF AVG Reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS In exergue: TRS

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.5 cm (5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2698

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