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Coin of Corinth with head of Augustus, struck under C. Servilius C. f. Primus and M. Antonius Hipparchus

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Obverse: Head of Agustus right, bare. CAESAR CORINTHI Reverse: Heads, face to face, of Caius and Lucius, bare. Between the heads: C L Around: CSERVILIOCFPRIMOMANTONIOHIPPARCHOIIVIR Duovirs are: C.Servilius C f Primus and M. Antonius Hipparchus

Provenance

By date unknown: G. Mazzini Collection (Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 1, p. 97, no. 3); by date unknown: with Leu & Co., 32 rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; October 8, 1959: gift of Leu & Co. to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Leu & Company, Zurich

Roman Provincial, Early Imperial Period, about 2–1 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Achaea: Peloponnese

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.14 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

59.689

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins