Sestertius

Augustus
Roman Imperial
Lugdunum
Gaul
Roman Empire

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after 40 BCE

Bronze

Overall: 1 3/16 in. (30 mm)

Weight: 15 g

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

27.1.29282

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Laureate head of Caesar (right) Reverse: Bare head of Augustus right.

Provenance

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

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