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Denarius with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus, laureate, left. AVGVSTO CAESARI (written around right to left) Reverse: Quadriga moving to left. Car ornamented with Victories on front and side; in it an eagle and four miniature horses galloping to left. In exergue: S P Q R

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.;June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 25.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about 18 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain (Colonia Patricia?), Spain

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.72 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.562

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins