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Coin Depicting Hand with Scales

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

41-54

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts a hand holding a pair of scales.
The back (reverse) bears an inscription.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Depicting Hand with Scales

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

41 CE–54 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: CAESAR AVG TI CLAVDIVS Reverse: P M TRP IMP COS DESI

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 2.68 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2755

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