Denarius with heads of Divus Julius Caesar and Octavian, struck under M. Agrippa

Roman
Republican Period
about 38 B.C.


Mint: Gaul, uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.60 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

2009.341

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: confronted heads of Divus Julius Caesar, laureate, facing right and Octavian, bare-headed, facing left
DIVOS.IVLIVS DIVI.F
Reverse: inscription in center of field: M.AGRIPPA.COS/DESIG

Provenance

By date unknown: Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber (1830-1907) Collection, Hamburg, Germany; by 1909: with J. Hirsch, Arcisstrasse 17, Munich, Germany (Auction 24, May 10ff., 1909, lot 723); 1909: purchased at J. Hirsch Auction 24 by Arthur Bally-Herzog (1849-1912); 1909-2003: Arthur Bally-Herzog Collection, Switzerland and by descent; by 2003: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Auction 93 [Sammlung Arthur Bally-Herzog], December 16, 2003, lot 74); by 2009: with Numismatica Ars Classica, Niederdorfstrasse 43 CH 8022, Zürich, Switzerland (Auction 51 [Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Coins], Hotel Baur au Lac, Talstrasse 1, 8022 Zürich, March 5, 2009, lot 125); purchased at NAC 51 on behalf of MFA by Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602; March 25, 2009: purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour