Iconography
ANTIQUITIES
Temples
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Topography Unidentified
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Roman empresses, women of imperial families, and imperial loversAntinous (died 130)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Crocodile
Coins
Ancient Rome Antinous
Further details
Cast bronze medal; inscription obverse: ΟΚΤΙΛΙΟΣ. ΜΑΡΚΕΛΛΟ. CΟΙΕΥC ΤΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟΣ; on reverse the fa├žade of a temple dedicated to Antinous and, below, a crocodile about to swallow a bird; inscription reverse: ΩΚΟΔΟΜΗΣΕΝ. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΣ.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
16th century
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Coins & Medals)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Corpus of Medals
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
P. Attwood, Italian Medals c. 1530-1600, London 2003, v. I, p. 478, no. 1239
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