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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.528.235
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Issued by P. Petronius Turpilianus
Title
Denarius of Augustus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
19 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Lazio, Rome
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/177837
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.4 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS
  • Reverse Inscription: TVRPILIANVS IIIVIR
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 299 p. 63
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Nanette B. Rodney
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.528.235
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Augustus, r.
Rev.: Tarpeia, long-haired, facing, half-buried by shields, hands raised.

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