Denarius

Augustus, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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27 BCE-14 CE

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.3 g

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

27.1.29273

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Laureate head right Reverse: Caius and Lucius Caesars standing facing, shield and spear between them

Course History

LAT 3, Intermediate Latin, Bryce Walker, Spring 2019

LAT 3, Intermediate Latin, Inger Kuin, Spring 2019

HUM 3.02, Two Empires under the Sun, Roberta Stewart and Gil Raz, Spring 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Jenny Lynn, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Scott Arcenas, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Bryce Walker, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Margaretha Kramer, Winter 2019

Provenance

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

Old Number

HN 190

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