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Solidus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Gratian

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold.

Date:

375-378

Artist:

Roman, minted in Trier

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Gratian, wearing a diadem and facing right.
On the back (reverse) two emperors are shown seated, holding globe between them.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Solidus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Gratian

Origin

Trier

Date

375 CE–378 CE

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 4.45 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Roger Trienens

Reference Number

1996.358

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