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Denarius with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus, to right. CAESAR AVGVSTVS Reverse: A wreath, the whole within a plain border. OB CIVIS SERVATOS

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, about 19–18 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain (Colonia Caesaraugusta?), Spain

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

95.171

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins