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Aureus (Coin) Portraying Lucius Aelius Caesar

A work made of gold.
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Date:

138

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays Lucius Aelius Caesar facing right.

On the back the figure of Concord is shown seated, holding a shallow dish called a patera in her right hand as her left elbow rests on a cornucopia.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Lucius Aelius Caesar

Date

138 CE

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: L AELIVS CAESAR Reverse: TRIB POT COS II In exergue: CONCORD

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 7.23 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4874

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