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Denarius with head of Octavian (as Apollo?)

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Obverse: Laureate head of Octavian (as Apollo?), to the right. Reverse: On rostral column, figure (Octavian?), holding spear and parazonium; in field: IMP CAES[AR]

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Republican Period, about 29–27 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain (Brundisium or Rome), Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.57 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.465

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins