Denarius with head of Augustus

Roman
Imperial Period
about 17 B.C.


Mint: Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.

Accession Number

92.209

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Within wreath: youthful head of Augustus, bare, right.
Below head: CA ES AR
Reverse: Within a wreath in which are woven two bucrania and three paterae: candelabrum ornamented with a ram’s head right and left.
Left and right of candelabrum: AVG VST

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury