Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

A work made of gold.
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Date:

AD 145/61, issued by Antoninus Pius

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius right, bareheaded, wearing cuirass and paludamentum
Reverse: Roma seated facing left, holding Palladium and spear, with shield at side

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

Origin

Rome

Date

145 AD–161 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP Reverse: TR POT COS IIII

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 7.27 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4875

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