Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Emperor Otho

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 69, issued by the city of Antioch

Artist:

Roman, minted in Antioch, Syria

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Otho, laureate, right
Reverse: Eagle, wings spread, stands left on laurel branch; palm branch to left; holds wreath in beak

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Emperor Otho

Origin

Antioch

Date

69 AD

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: ΑYTOKPATωP MAPKOC OΘωN KAICAP CεBACTOC Reverse: εTOVC A (below)

Dimensions

Diam. 2.8 cm; 14.51 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4929

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