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Cistophorus with bust of Augustus

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Obverse: Bust of Augustus to right. IMPIXTRPOV Reverse: Standard within round temple. MART VLT[O] On the obverse in the field at the right, traces of earlier coin?

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., Robert Street, Adelphi, London; August 28, 1950: acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from A. H. Baldwin; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 19–18 B.C.

Mint

Pergamum, Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 12.22 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.631

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins