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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.3445.186
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
Denarius of Augustus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
18 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.1 g
Die Axis
9
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: TVRPILI[ANVS III VIR] l. up, r. down;
    FE RO[N] below
  • inscription: reverse: [CAESAR AVG]VSTVS SIGN [RECE]
    l. up, r. down
  • Obverse Inscription: TVRPILIANVS IIIVIR FERO(N)
  • Reverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 288 p. 62; BMC 14-16
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Bequest of Henry W. Haynes, 1912
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.3445.186
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of Feronia, diademed and draped, r.; around, TVRPIL[IANVS IIIVIR] FE-RO(N?).
Rev.: Bare-headed Parthian kneeling r., r. hand extending standard with X-marked vexillum attached, l. hand held out low; around, [CAESAR AV]GVSTVS SIGN [RECE].

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