Denarius

Augustus, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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13 BCE

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.6 g

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

27.1.29281

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Head of Augustus, bare. CAESAR AUGUSTUS (unclear) Reverse: Symbols of priesthood: simpulum (ladle), lituus (symbol of the augurs), tripod, and patera (libation vessel). C ANTISTIVS REGINVS III VIR

Course History

LAT 15, Literature of Rome, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

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

Provenance

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

Old Number

hn 191

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