Denarius with head of Octavian (as Apollo?)

Roman
Republican Period
about 29–27 B.C.


Mint: Italy, Uncertain (Brundisium or Rome)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.57 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.465

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Octavian (as Apollo?), to the right.
Reverse: On rostral column, figure (Octavian?), holding spear and parazonium.
In field: IMP CAES[AR]

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III