Denarius with head of Augustus
about 2 B.C.–A.D. 4
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.82 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Augustus, laureate, right.
Reverse: Gaius and Lucius Caesar, togate, veiled, standing facing left and right respectively; each rests a hand on one of two shields upright on ground between them; behind shields, two crossed spears, butts pointing upwards left and right, points apparently fixed in ground; between butts, simpulum on left, lituus on right, turned inwards.
Inscription starting in exergue to right upwards, then left down, outwardly:
CLCAESARESAVGVSTI [F COS D]ESIGPRINCIVVENT
Gift of Joseph H. Clark