Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Otho

A work made of gold.
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Date:

69 (January/April), issued by Otho

Artist:

Roman; minted in Rome

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Otho to right, bare
Reverse: Securitas stands left, wreath in right hand, scepter in left

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 153

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Otho

Origin

Rome

Date

69 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP.OTHO.CAESAR.AVG.TR.P Reverse: SECVRITAS P R

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 7.25 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4865

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