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Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximinus

A work made of silver.
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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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

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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