Denarius with head of Augustus

Roman
Imperial Period
about 19 B.C.


Mint: Spain, Uncertain (Colonia Patricia?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.91 gm.

Accession Number

92.205

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Augustus, bare, right.
CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Round shield, inscribed, between aquila on left and standard on right.
[CL]V (clipeus virtutis, on shield)
S P [Q] R (left and right, just above and below shield)
SIGNIS (above); RECEPTIS (below).

Provenance

By 1892: Miss Rebecca Salisbury Collection; bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury to MFA, January 6, 1892

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury