Denarius with head of Augustus

Roman
Imperial Period
about 20–19 B.C.


Mint: Spain, Uncertain (Colonia Patricia?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.8 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

95.169

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Augustus, laureate, to right.
Reverse: On altar: FORT.RED./ CAES.AVG/ S.P.Q.R.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund