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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.149
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
C. Cassius C.f. Celer, Roman
Title
As of Augustus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
16 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.93 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST
  • Reverse Inscription: C CASSIVS CELER IIIVIR AAAFF
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 376 p. 70; BMC 169
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.115.149
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Augustus r.; around, CAESAR [AVGVSTVS] TRIBVNIC POTEST.
Rev.: S C; around, C CASSIVS CELER IIIVIR AAAFF.

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