Sestertius with head of Augustus

Roman
Imperial Period
about 25 B.C.


Mint: Asia, Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 27.78 gm.

Accession Number

60.138

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Augustus, bare, to right.
AVGVSTVS
Reverse: In circle of dots within laurel wreath: CA

Provenance

By 1959: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; March 10, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 104/10/0 (this is the total price for 60.138-60.147)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour