Denarius, Roman; 19-18 BC; Spain; AR1-3

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Randolph College Department of Biology Natural History Collections

Name/Title

Denarius, Roman

About this object

Silver Denarius
Augustus
c. 19-18 BC
Spain, Unknown Mint 1 (Colonia Caesaraugusta?)
Diameter: 20mm
Die axis: 11 o’ clock
Obverse: Augustus, oak-wreathed, facing left. Inscr.: CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Reverse: DIVVS IVLIV<S> left and right of eight-rayed comet with tail upwards
Condition: Reverse is off-struck, 3 punch marks under ear on obverse

Date Made

19-18 BC

Period

Augustus

Place Made

Spain

Place Notes

Unknown mint

Subject and Association Keywords

Augustus

Subject and Association Keywords

Comet

Subject and Association Description

Augustus
Julius Caesar

Medium and Materials

Silver alloy

Style and Iconography

Head of Augustus (obverse)

Style and Iconography

Eight-rayed comet (reverse)

Technique

Struck

Measurements

20mm (diameter)

Object Type

Coin

Object number

AR1-3

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