About this artwork
The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Diadumemian facing right.
On the back the figure of Hope marches to the left, holding a flower in her raised right hand while the left draws back her robe.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Denarius (Coin) Portraying Diadumenian
- Rome (Minted in)
- 217 CE
- Obverse: M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES "Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenian Caesar" Reverse: SPES PVBLICA "Hope of the people"
- Diam.: 2 cm (13/16 in.)
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson