Denarius

Augustus
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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2 BCE-11 CE

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.7 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29270

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

On view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Laureate? head of Octavian left; line border, no legend Reverse: Draped Victory standing left on globe holding wreath in right hand, and palm in left; Line border; CAESAR DI[VI]F, left and right in field

Exhibition History

From Art to Artifact: Making Sense of Roman Coins, Roman Numismatics Senior Seminar, Spring 2009, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June13, 2009.

Money Talks: Roman Coinage in Global, Historical Context, Classical Studies 11, Professor Roberta Stewart, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 2, 2022-.

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, Vol. I: no. 603, pl. 14/19

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