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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0900
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Denarius
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  17 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.81
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3008. A. H. Baldwin, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Youthful head, bare, facing r; within oak wreath. Reverse: Inscription to l. and r. of candelabrum, ornamented with ram's heads and surmounted by crescent, within wreath intertwined with bucrania and paterae.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CA ES AR (Caesar). Reverse: AVG VST (Augustus).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 540

Notes:  Mint attribution uncertain

3 Related People

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



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