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Dupondius with head of Octavian

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Obverse: Head of Octavian, right with slight beard. CAESAR DIVI.F Reverse: Head of deified Julius Caesar, right, laureate. DIVOS (before) IVLIVS (behind)

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

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

Roman, Late Republican Period, about 38 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, southern Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 15.12 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.219

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins