Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Domitian

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

AD 90/91, issued by Domitian

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Domitian right, laureate
Reverse: Athena Promachos advancing right, in helmet and aegis, raised spear in right hand, round shield in left

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Domitian

Origin

Rome

Date

90 AD–91 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: DOMITIANVS AVGVSTVS "Domitian Augustus" Reverse: GERMANICVS COS XV

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 7.52 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4869

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