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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.504.9
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Nerva, Roman (r. 96 - 98)
Title
Sestertius of Nerva in honor of Augustus, Asia Minor
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
98 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Asia Minor
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/175510
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
24.18 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
sestertius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DIVVS AVGVSTVS
  • Reverse Inscription: IMP NERVA CAESAR AVGVSTVS REST
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BMCRE III Nerva 149 p. 28; RIC II 1, 136-137 p. 233
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.504.9
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Augustus r.; around, DIVVS AVGVSTVS.
Rev.: S C; around, IMP NERVA CAESAR AVGVSTVS REST.

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