Denarius with head of Augustus

Roman
Imperial Period
about 19–18 B.C.


Mint: Spain, Uncertain (Colonia Caesaraugusta?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

95.171

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Augustus, to right.
CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Reverse: A wreath, the whole within a plain border.
Above wreath: OB.CIVIS below wreath: SERVATOS

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