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Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

late 235-early 236

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Maximus facing right.

On the back Maximus is shown standing, holding a spear and a rod as two standards flutter behind him.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximus

Origin

Rome

Date

235 CE–236 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: MAXIMVS CAES GERM Reverse: PRINC IVVENTVTIS

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 2.14 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4905

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