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Denarius with head of Augustus, struck under C. Marius Tromentina

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Obverse: Head of Augustus, right; behind, lituus. AVGVSTVS Reverse: Bust of Julia, right, represented as Diana, with quiver over shoulder. C.MARIVSTRO IIIVIR

Provenance

By date unknown: Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection; by 1934: with Ars Classica S.A. (Naville & Cie), 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (auction 17 [collections of Sir Arthur J. Evans, et al.], Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, October 3ff., 1934, lot 1225); purchased at Ars Classica auction 17 by Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King St., St. James's, London, S.W. 1, England; sold by Spink & Son, Ltd. to a U.S. Private Collector, October 12, 1934; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, about 13 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.76 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

34.1405

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins