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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Lepidus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

42 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the General Lepidus facing right.

On the back is a portrait of Octavius, who would become Emperor in 27 BC.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Lepidus

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

42 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: LEPIDVS PON(T MAX ) III V R P C Reverse: CAESAR IMP III VIR R P C

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.87 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4853

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