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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    R.5987

  • Denomination

    • aureus
  • Description

    Gold coin.(obverse) Head of Augustus, laureate, right.
    (reverse) Domed tetrastyle temple, within which triumphal chariot right, containing aquila and four miniature galloping horses.

  • State

    • Roman Empire
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 18BC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 7.76 grammes
    • Die-axis: 7 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        S.P.Q.[R]
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        CAESARI AVGVSTO
      • Inscription Comment

        anti-clockwise
  • Bibliography

    • RIC1 118, p.49 bibliographic details
    • RE1 384, p.67 bibliographic details
    • RR2 4422, p.31 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G2/wp4

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2014 Oct 14 - London, BM, G2, 'Collecting the World'

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date

    1799

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    R.5987

  • C&M Catalogue number

    • RE1p67.384
    • RR2p31.4422
Gold coin.

Obverse & Reverse

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