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Denarius with head of Octavian

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Obverse: Head of Octavian, to the right. Around: [IMP CAESAR DIVI F] IIIVIR ITER R P C Reverse: Temple of four columns; within, standing statue of Julius Caesar. On frieze: DIVO IVL to left, lighted altar Around: COS ITER [ET TER DESIG]

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Republican Period, about 36 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.76 gm.

Accession Number

32.786

Medium or Technique

Silver

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins