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Coin Depicting a Parasol

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

40-44, issued by King Agrippa of Judaea

Artist:

Greek or Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts a parasol while the back (reverse) shows three shafts of grain.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Depicting a Parasol

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

40 CE–44 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: AΓPΙΠA BAΣIΛE[ΩΣ]

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 2.48 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2754

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