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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0891
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Gaius Caesar; Lucius Caesar; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  7-6 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.79
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines, 1150. Cuzzi Sale, Milan, 1929.
BIRBI-R0891.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Augustus, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Gaius and Lucius Caesar standing facing front, each togate and resting hand on shield; behind each shield, a spear; above on l. simpulum facing l., and on r. lituus facing l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVI F PATEoo … ccΛR ΛVCVSTVS(Divine Son, Father of the Fatherland, Caesar Augustus). Reverse: oRINCIVVENT (Sons of Augustus, Consuls Elect, Princes of Youth). In Exergue: CLCΛESRΛ (Gaius and Lucius Caesar)

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 207

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