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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.429.52
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
Denarius of Augustus, Colonia Patricia
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
19 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Hispania, Colonia Patricia (Hispania)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Provincial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.3 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS
  • Reverse Inscription: OB CIVIS SERVATOS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 77a p. 47; BMC 378
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.429.52
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bare head of Augustus r.
Reverse: Oak-wreath, its ties bent upwards; within, OB | CIVIS | SERVATOS

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