Coin Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

AD 149/150

Artist:

Roman, minted in Alexandria, Egypt

About this artwork

Obverse: Head right, laureate, drape at left shoulder
Reverse: Zeus Ammon stands slightly left, disc, wearing a chiton and himation; raised left hand rests on a tall scepter, extended right holds patera; ram emerges left, from behind Zeus

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

Origin

Egypt

Date

149 AD–150 AD

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Diam. 2.9 cm; 11.36 g

Credit Line

Gift of Robert L. Grover

Reference Number

1981.469

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