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ID number:  BIRBI-R0886
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Colonia Patricia
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Córdoba
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  18-17/16 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3737. A. H. Baldwin, 1961.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Augustus, bare, facing r. Reverse: Mars, helmeted and cloaked, standing facing l., in r. holding vertical vexillum, in l. holding parazonium over shoulder.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: S.P.Q.R. Caг… `´⁽TO (The Senate and the People of Rome, Founded by Caesar Augustus). Reverse: VOT T CVCΓ PΛO.SAL.ET.ΛED.I O M.SAOΛ (Public sacrifices undertaken to holy Jupiter, the best and greatest, for the well-being and return [of the Emperor]).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 150a

Notes:  Mint attribution uncertain

3 Related People

Colonia Patricia
Roman; Andalusian; Spanish

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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