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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.106
People
Augustus, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
C. Gallius C.f. Lupercus
Title
Dupondius 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/197415
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
11.69 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
dupondius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: In 3 lines w/in wreath:
    AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST
  • inscription: reverse: SC large in centre
    C GALLIVS LVPERCVS III VIR A A A F F
  • Obverse Inscription: AVGVST | TRIBVNIC | POTEST
  • Reverse Inscription: S C; C GALLIVS LVPERCVS IIIVIR AAAFF
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 278 p. 70; BMCRE 173; BMCRR 4509
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.106
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: AVGVST | TRIBVNIC | POTEST within oak-wreath.
Rev.: S C; around, C GALLIVS LVPERCVS IIIVIR AAAFF.

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