Denarius (Coin) Portraying Diadumenian

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 217 (April/December)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

Obverse: Bust of Emperor Diadumemian, draped & cuirassed to right
Reverse: Hope marches to left with flower and drawing back robe

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Diadumenian

Origin

Rome

Date

217 AD

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES "Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenian Caesar" Reverse: SPES PVBLICA "Hope of the people"

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 4.06 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4891

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