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Coin Portraying Emperor Otho

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

AD 69

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Otho, facing right.

On the back, Otho is shown making offerings at an altar.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Otho

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

69 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TRI POT Reverse: SECVRITAS PR

Dimensions

Diam. 3.5 cm; 22.09 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1307

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