C.L. Caesares; 2 B.C.- 1 A.D.; Rome; 3.4

From

The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College

Name/Title

C.L. Caesares

About this object

Obverse:
Denarius coin (silver)
Head of laureate Caesar Augustus, facing right.
"DIVI F PATER PATRIAE" (Caesar Augustus, son of the Deified (Julius), father of his country)

Reverse:
Gaius and Lucius Caesar, vieled, facing each other, each with his hands on a shield.
Crossed spears behind them, with pontif's ladle, simpulum and an augur's wand, lituus, in between the spears.
"(c) L CAESARES AVGVSTI F(ilii) cos desig(nati) princ(ipes) iuvent(Utis)" (Consuls Elect, Leaders of the Youth.)

Date Made

2 B.C.- 1 A.D.

Period

Roman empire (27 B.C.-393 A.D.)

Place Made

Rome

Subject and Association Keywords

Caesar

Subject and Association Keywords

Augustus

Subject and Association Keywords

shield

Subject and Association Keywords

simpulum

Subject and Association Keywords

ladle

Subject and Association Keywords

augur's wand

Medium and Materials

Silver

Technique

hand struck

Measurements

.8 inches

Collection

John Z. Miller

Object Type

coin

Object number

3.4

Copyright Licence  

Public Domain - No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions

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