Aureus with two laurel branches, struck under Augustus

Roman
Early Imperial Period
about 19–18 B.C.


Mint: Spain, probably mint of Caesaraugusta

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1972.199

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Two laurel branches.
CAESAR/AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Oak wreath.
OB/CIVIS/SERVATOS (within oak wreath)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; April 12, 1972: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour