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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0881
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 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3422. A. H. Baldwin, 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Augustus, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Inscription to l. and to r. of domed templed with six columns; within, aquila between two standards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CAESARI ^ᵕ⁽ᵕ⁽ᵀᵔ (Found by Caesar Augustus). Reverse: MAR VLT (Mars Ultor).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 105a

Notes:  Mint attribution uncertain; on obverse Augustus' face is countermarked.

3 Related People

Augustus
Roman
-63-09-23
14-08-19
Colonia Patricia
Roman; Andalusian; Spanish


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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