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Coin Portraying Emperor Magnentius

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

350-353

Artist:

Roman, minted in Trier

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Magnetius.
The back (reverse) bears a symbol known as a christogram.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Magnentius

Place

Trier (Minted in)

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350 CE–353 CE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Roger Trienens

Reference Number

1996.355

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