Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Vitellius

A work made of gold.
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Date:

69 (late April/December)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Titus to right, laureate
Reverse: Neptune stands to left, foot on globe, holding acrostolium and trident

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 153

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Vitellius

Origin

Rome

Date

69 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

OB: A VITELLIVS GERMAN IMP TR P REV: S P Q R OB C S

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 7.26 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4866

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