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Antoninianus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Pupienus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

238 (April-June), issued by Balbinus and Pupienus, coemperors

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays a bust of emperor Pupienus facing right, with a radiate crown and wearing a cuirass and paludamentum. The back (reverse) depicts two hands clasped.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Antoninianus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Pupienus

Origin

Rome

Date

Struck 238 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP CAES PVPIEN MAXIMVS AVG Reverse: PATRES SENATVS

Dimensions

Diam. 2.4 cm; 4.49 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4895

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