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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.45.17
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Cn. Piso Cn.f.
Title
As of Augustus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
15 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196114
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10.7 g
Die Axis
3
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: CAESAR AVG[VSTVS TR]IBVNIC POTEST
    r. down, l. up
  • inscription: reverse: SC large in centre
    CN PISO CN F III VIR A A A F F starting high l.
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST
  • Reverse Inscription: S C; around, CN PISO CN F IIIVIR AAAFF
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 382 p. 70; BMC 137-138
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.45.17
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Augustus r.; around, CAESAR AVG[VGST]VS [T]RIBVNIC POTEST.
Rev.: S C; around, CN PISO CN F IIIVIR AAAFF.

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