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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.40.38
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
M. Salvius Otho
Title
As of Augustus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
7 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/191883
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10.66 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: [CAES]AR AVGVS[T PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT] l. up, r. down
  • inscription: reverse: SC large in centre
    M SALVIVS OTHO [III VIR A] A A F F r. down, l. up
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT
  • Reverse Inscription: M SALVIVS OTHO IIIVIR AAAFF
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 431 p. 75; BMCRE 226-230; BMCRRII 4693-7
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from Harvard College Library
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.40.38
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Augustus r.; around, [CAES]AR AVGVS[T PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT].
Rev.: S C; around, M SALVIVS OTHO [IIIVIR A]AAFF.

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