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Denarius with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Youthful head of Augustus, bare, right. CA ES AR (below) Reverse: Candelabrum, ornamented with a ram's head right and left, within a wreath in which are woven two bucrania and three paterae. AVG VST (left and right in field)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury

Roman, Imperial Period, about 17 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.

Accession Number

92.209

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins