Roman Imperial
Roman Empire


13 BCE


Weight: 3.6 g

Diameter: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

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



Place Made: Italy, Europe


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view


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

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

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

ARTH 12.05, Roman Art, Ada Cohen, Winter 2022


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

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