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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.45.7
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
As of Augustus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
11-12 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196085
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10.85 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
as
Date on Object
IMP XX; TRIBVN POT XXXIIII
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: IMP CAESAR DIVI F AVGVS[TVS] IMP XX
    around
  • inscription: reverse: SC large in centre; PONTIF MAX[IM TRI]BVN POT XXX III
    (Ends of missing letters are actally visible along flan edge.)
  • Obverse Inscription: IMP CAESAR DIVI F AVGVSTVS IMP XX
  • Reverse Inscription: S C; PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POT XXXIIII
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 471 p. 78; BMCRE 275-276
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.45.7
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Augustus l.; around, IMP CAESAR DIVI F AVGVSTVS IMP XX.
Rev.: S C; around, PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POT XXXIIII.

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