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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.176.66
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
C. Asinius C.f. Gallus
Title
As of Augustus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
16 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196875
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.91 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: TRIBVNIC POTEST CAESAR AVG[V]STVS
    l. up, r. down
  • inscription: reverse: SC large in center; C ASINIVS GALLVS III VIR A A A F F (beginning on top of S and continuing around in full-circle)
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST
  • Reverse Inscription: S C; C ASINIVS GALLVS IIIVIR AAAFF
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 373 p. 69; BMC 161-163
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The George Davis Chase Collection of Roman Coins, Gift of George Davis Chase, Professor of Classics and Dean of Graduate Study at the University of Maine
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.176.66
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Augustus r.; around, CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST.
Rev.: S C; around, C ASINIVS GALLVS IIIVIR AAAFF.

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