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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.27.8
People
Tiberius, Roman (r. 14-37 CE)
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
As of Tiberius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
22/23-(?)30 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196659
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.54 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: SC large, l. and r. in field
    [P]ROVIDEN[T] in exergue
  • inscription: obverse: [DIVVS AVGV]STV[S PATER]
  • (not assigned): 1974.27.55 and 1974.27.8 have mismatched photos and data. Will attempt to track down accession records.
  • Obverse Inscription: DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER
  • Reverse Inscription: S C; PROVIDENT
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 81 p. 99; BMC 146-150
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, A Gift to the Museum from Arthur W. Arundel through the Harvard Fund Council, Class of 1951
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.27.8
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Radiate head of Augustus l.; around, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER.
Rev.: Altar-enclosure with double panelled door, uncertain ornaments on top; to l. and r., S-C; below, PROVIDENT.

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