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Coin: æ dupondius

Museum number:
8-7580
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Accession number:
Acc.2642
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin. Dupondius. Æ. (13.39 g.; 28.8 mm.; condition: fair). Obverse: Head of Augustus, radiate, left profile. Legend: DIVVS AVGVSTVS. Letter S on the left, C on the right of head. Reverse: Statue of Augustus seated, in himation, facing left, right hand holds olive branch, left hand a patera. Legend: CONSENSV.SEN(AT) ET EQ ORDIN PQR.
Donor:
Arthur Ernest Gordon and Joyce Stiefbold Gordon
Collection place:
Rome (modern city), Lazio, Central Italy
Culture or time period:
Julio-Claudian Dynasty (27 BC–68 AD)
Collector:
Arthur Ernest Gordon and Joyce Stiefbold Gordon
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Bronze (metal)
Person depicted:
Augustus (Emperor of Rome)
Inscription:
Reverse legend: CONSENSV.SEN[AT] ET EQ ORDIN PQR and Obverse legend: DIVVS AVGVSTVS; S C
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
37-41 AD
Accession date:
1970
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
weight 13.39 grams and linear 28.8 millimeters
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