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Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximinus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

235 (March)-236 (January)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Maximinus wearing a crown of laurels and facing right.

On the back the figure of Loyalty is shown standing and holding two standards.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximinus

Origin

Rome

Date

235 CE–236 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG "Imperator Maximinus Pius Augustus" Reverse: FIDES MILITVM "Loyalty of the Army"

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.00 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4893

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