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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.100.9.7
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
Denarius of Augustus, Colonia Patricia
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
20-19 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
3.6 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: CAESAR | AVGVSTVS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 51 p. 45; BMC I, 352
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the daughters of Florence and Mason Hammond
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.100.9.7
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Augustus r.
Rev.: Two laurel-branches; above, CAESAR; below, AVGVSTVS.

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