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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0876
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Colonia Caesaraugusta
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Zaragoza
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  18-17 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4066. A. H. Baldwin, 1965. Ex Col. Pears collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Augustus, oak-wreathed, facing r. Reverse: Eight-rayed comet with tail upwards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CAESAR AVGVSTVS (Caesar Augustus). Reverse: DIVVS IVLIVS (Divine Julius Caesar).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 37a

Notes:  Mint attribution uncertain

3 Related People

Colonia Caesaraugusta
Roman; Catalan; Spanish


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