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Coin Portraying Emperor Maximinus

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

305-309

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Emperor Maximinus, facing right. The back (reverse) depicts Genius, standing to the left, wearing a modius (hat), holding a patera (dish), from which liquid flows. In the other hand is a cornucopiae.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Maximinus

Origin

Ancient Mediterranean

Date

Struck 305 CE–309 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: CAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES Reverse: GENIO AVGG ET CAEARVM NN (In exergue: K Γ)

Dimensions

Diam. 2.7 cm; 9.45 g

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1938.1232

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