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Denarius with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus, bare, right. AVGVSTVS (left down) DIVI F (right up) Reverse: Bull butting left, right forefoot raised, lashing his tail; in exergue: IMPXII

Provenance

By date unknown: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, December 22, 1910

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Roman, Imperial Period, 11–10 B.C.

Mint

Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.87 gm.

Accession Number

10.571

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins