Dupondius with head of Octavian

Roman
Late Republican Period
about 38 B.C.


Mint: southern Italy, Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 15.12 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.219

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Octavian, right with slight beard.
CAESAR DIVI.F
Reverse: Head of deified Julius Caesar, right, laureate.
DIVOS (before) IVLIVS (behind)

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)