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Coin Portraying Emperor Decentius

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

351-353

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Decentius, facing right.

On the back (reverse) two goddesses are shown placing a wreath on a column.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Decentius

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

351 CE–353 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: D N DECENTIVS NOB CAES Reverse: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG AT CAES

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 4.14 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1371

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