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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.40.384
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
Denarius of Augustus, Lugdunum
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
11 BCE-10 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lugdunum (Gaul)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/180663
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.61 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: AVGVSTVS DIVI F
  • Reverse Inscription: IMP XII
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 187a, p. 54; BMCRE I 81, 472
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Harvard College Library, Gift of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1908
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.40.384
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Augustus r.; around, AVGVSTVS DIVI F
Rev.: Bull butting r.; in exergue, IMP XII

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