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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

A work made of silver.
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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 157/158

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Antoninus Pius, wearing a crown of laurels and facing right.

On the back, the goddess Annona is depicted standing and holding ears of corn.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

157 CE–158 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: ANTONINVS AUG PIVS P P Reverse: TR POT [ XXI COS] IIII

Dimensions

Diam. 1.6 cm; 2.84 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1280

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