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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Plautilla

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

202-205, issued by Septimius Severus

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the profile head of Plautilla, facing right and draped. The back (reverse) depicts the imperial couple, Caracalla and Plautilla, clasping hands.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Plautilla

Origin

Rome

Date

202 CE–205 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTAE "Empress Plautilla" Reverse: CONCORDIAE AETERNAE "Eternal Concord"

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.62 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4886

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