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Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Vitellius

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

69 (late April/December)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 153

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Vitellius

Origin

Rome

Date

69 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

OB: A VITELLIVS GERMAN IMP TR P REV: S P Q R OB C S

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 7.26 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4866

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