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Aureus with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus bare, left. DIVI F AVGVSTVS Reverse: Actian Apollo stands, head left, holding lyre in left hand, plectrum in right. IMP X in exergue: ACT

Provenance

By date unknown: Hall Park McCullough Collection; by 1967: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York (Stack's auction of Hall Park McCullough Collection, November 22, 1967, lot 831); purchased on behalf of MFA at Stack's auction by Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel; December 13, 1967: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, 15–13 B.C.

Mint

Lugdunum, Gaul

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.86 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.1007

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins