Aureus with bust of Augustus

Roman
Imperial Period
15–13 B.C.


Mint: Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.77 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1973.638

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Augustus right, border of dots.
AVGVSTVS DIVI.F
Reverse: Bull, right, head lowered, pawing the ground and lashing his tail.
Lline border in exergue: IMP X

Provenance

Date unknown before 1957: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 12, 1973; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, 10/12/1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour