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Coin Portraying Emperor Claudius II Gothicus

A work made of billon.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of billon.

Date:

268-270

Artist:

Roman, minted in Alexandria, Egypt

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Claudius II, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.

On the back (reverse), an eagle is depicted with a wreath in its beak.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Claudius II Gothicus

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

268 CE–270 CE

Medium

Billon

Dimensions

Diam. 2.3 cm; 10.27 g

Credit Line

Gift of Robert L. Grover

Reference Number

1983.1112

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