Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mars
Single figureStanding
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthPersonificationsOceanus and Terra
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman emperors Nero (54-68)
Ancient Roman emperors Augustus (63BC-14AD)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fortune (Fortuna) With other figures Mars
Further details
revers showing fortuna, Mars and Divus Augustus, below Tellus and Oceanus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Late Roman
DATE
late 4th century - 5th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals)
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
W.I. negatives 145, 146
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A. Alföldi, Die Kontorniaten, Budapest 1942-43, no. 140
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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