Co 30 (Early Roman Denarius of Augustus from Lugdunum) [permalink] [show fewer 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