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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1934.67
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
Denarius of Augustus, Spain (Colonia Patricia?)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 19 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Hispania, Colonia Patricia (Hispania)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.54 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS
  • Reverse Inscription: SIGNIS RECEPTIS; S P Q R; [CL V]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 86a, p. 47
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer
Accession Year
1934
Object Number
1934.67
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.
Rev.: Aquila (l.) and standard (r.) flanking shield [inscribed CL V]; above, SIGNIS; below, RECEPTIS; around shield, S P Q R.

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