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Sestertius with Augustus seated, struck under Titus

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Obverse: Augustus, radiate, seated left, holds branch in right hand, vertical sceptre in left. At left, lighted altar. DIVVSAVGVSTVS PATER Reverse: In center: S.C Above: REST IMPTCAESDIVIVESPFAVGPMTRPPPCOSVIII

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 24, no. 76); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 80–81

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 28.22 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.495

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins