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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.176.62
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
P. Carisius Legatus Pro Praetore
Title
Denarius of Augustus, Emerita
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
25-23 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Hispania, Emerita (Hispania)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: AVGVSTVS IMP CAESAR
  • Reverse Inscription: P CARINIVS LEG PRO PR / EMERITA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 10 p. 41
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The George Davis Chase Collection of Roman Coins, Gift of George Davis Chase, Professor of Classics and Dean of Graduate Study at the University of Maine
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.176.62
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Augustus, bare, r., line border.
Rev.: Bird's-eye view of town, with gateway, in which are two doors and on which are three battlements in front and walls around and behind; line border

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