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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0838
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Uncertain Italian mint
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Italy
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  32-29 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.71
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3734. A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Augustus, bare, facing r. Reverse: Naked male figure seated, facing r., on cloak on rock, petasus slung behind, both hands holding lyre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: CAESAR DIVIF (Caesar, Divine Son).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 257

Notes:  Possible countermark at back of Augustus' head?

3 Related People

Augustus
Roman
-63-09-23
14-08-19
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Uncertain Italian mint



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