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Cistophorus with bust of Augustus

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Obverse: Bust of Augustus, right; at right, lituus. IMP.CAESAR Reverse: Six ears of corn tied together. AVGV STVS

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 20-22,1967, lot 1057); by 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; October 9, 1968: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Early Imperial Period, 27–26 B.C.

Mint

Pergamon, Asia Minor: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 12.01 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.614

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins