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Sestertius with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus, bare, to right. AVGVSTVS Reverse: In circle of dots within laurel wreath: CA

Provenance

By 1959: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; March 10, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 104/10/0 (this is the total price for 60.138-60.147)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about 25 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 27.78 gm.

Accession Number

60.138

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins