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Denarius with head of Augustus

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Obverse: head of Augustus to the right, the whole in an oak wreath. Reverse: large, ornamental candelabrum in a wreath of flowers, bucrania and paterae. To left and right of candelabrum: AVG VST

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, about 17 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.22 gm.

Accession Number

00.744

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins