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Aureus with bust of Augustus

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Obverse: Bust of Augustus right, border of dots. AVGVSTVS DIVI.F Reverse: Bull, right, head lowered, pawing the ground and lashing his tail, line border; in exergue: IMP X

Provenance

Date unknown before 1957: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 12, 1973; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, 10/12/1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, 15–13 B.C.

Mint

Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.77 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1973.638

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins