- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
- Denarius of Augustus, Lugdunum
- Work Type
- 8-7 BCE
- Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lugdunum (Gaul)
- Roman Imperial period, Early
Level 3, Room 3500, Special Exhibitions Gallery
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- Physical Descriptions
- 3.69 g
- Die Axis
- Date on Object
- IMP XIIII
- Inscriptions and Marks
- Obverse Inscription: AVGVSTVS DIVI F.
- Reverse Inscription: IMP XIIII
- Collection of Margarete Bieber
- State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
- Standard Reference Number
- RIC I 2, 201a
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Celia and Walter Gilbert, Claude-Claire Grenier, and the Marian H. Phinney Fund
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Asian and Mediterranean Art
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- Obv.: Laureate head of Augustus to r.; border of dots.
Rev.: Augustus togate seated in stool to l. reaching his r. hand toward small child held by male figure standing to l., naked except for cloak over shoulders.
- Publication History
Ethan Lasser, ed., The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), p. 127, Plate 63 (contents of cabinet); p. 128, Plate 64e.
- Exhibition History
Re-View: S422 (Ancient rotation) "The Scholar as Collector: Margarete Bieber (1879-1978)", Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/15/2011 - 06/18/2011
The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/19/2017 - 12/31/2017
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