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Aureus with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus to right. AVGVSTVS DIVI F Reverse: Bull right, head lowered; in exergue: IMP X

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, 15–13 B.C.

Mint

Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.25 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.760

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins