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: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29281

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

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

Provenance

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

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