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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0888
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  15-13 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.84
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Haines 912 .Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Augustus, bare, facing r. Reverse: Apollo Citharoedus, in long drapery, standing facing l., in r. holding plectrum, and lyre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛVC`´⁽- DIVI.F (Augustus, Divine Son). Reverse: ...MΓ .X (Imperator for the tenth time). In Exergue: ACT (Actium).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 171a

Notes:  ACT refers to the Battle of Actium - Actius Apollo was worshipped after this battle.

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