Denarius with head of Augustus

Roman
Imperial Period
about 19 B.C.


Mint: Spain, Uncertain (Colonia Patricia?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.92 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

95.170

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Augustus to right.
CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Under a domed temple, the statue of Mars Ultor.
The whole within a plain border.
[M]AR VLT

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