Co 30 (Early Roman Denarius of Augustus from Lugdunum) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
RIC I (second edition) Augustus 207
Label or tag text
found in deep fill, probably from hard packed dirt layer
Preservation comment
Wear: aEF. Crystallized all the way through; brittle. Missing ca. 20% snapped off from obverse lower left.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, no. 296, p. 29 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
2
Has denomination
Denarius
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
19.0
Numismatic Mint
Lugdunum
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.27
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
C[AESAR] AVGVSTVS - DIVI F PATER PATRIAE
Reverse Description
Gaius and Lucius Caesares togate standing front and holding grounded spears and shields; in field between, lituus right and simpulum left
Reverse Inscription
C L CAESARES | AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Silver (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 30 (Early Roman Denarius of Augustus from Lugdunum).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0030>