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Coin Portraying Q. Pompeius Rufus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

54 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Q. Pompeius Rufus, facing to the right. On the back (reverse), the head of Sulla is depicted, facing to the right.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Q. Pompeius Rufus

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

54 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: RVFVS COS Q POM RVPI Reverse: SVLLA COS

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.19 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4849

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