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Aureus with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus, laureate, to left. CAESAR Reverse: Cow walking to right. AVGVSTVS

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman or modern (?), Imperial Period or modern (?), about 27–20 B.C. (?)

Mint

Pergamum (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.02 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

00.283

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins