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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.107
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
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
9.84 g
Die Axis
3
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: [S]C large in centre
    [C CASSIVS C]ELER III VIR A A [A F F ] r. down, l. up
  • inscription: obverse: CAESAR AVGVS[TVS TRIBVNIC POTEST] r. down, l. up
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST
  • Reverse Inscription: S C; C CASSIVS CELER IIIVIR AAAFF
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 376 p. 70; BMCRE 170; BMCRRII 4507
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.107
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Augustus r.; around, CAESAR AVGVS[TVS TRIBVNIC POTEST].
Rev.: S C; around, [C CASSIVS] CELER IIIVIR AA[AFF].

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