denarius, Roman Empire, Augustus, 20-19 BCE, 20-19 BCE
Transfer from Vassar College Classics Department, 1968
Classification: Coins and Medals
Dimensions: Coin Dimensions: 1.86 cm, 3.68 g
Obverse Description: The bare head of Augustus is facing left, and CAESAR AUGUSTUS is inscribed around.
Obverse Expanded: CAESAR AUGUSTUS
Obverse Legend: CAESAR AUGUSTUS
Obverse Translated: Caesar Augustus
Reverse Description: There is a shield, on which is inscribed CL V, around which, in a square pattern, is inscribed SPQR. Aquila is on the left of that and there is a standard on the right. SIGNIS is inscribed above and RECEPTIS is inscribed below.
Reverse Expanded: SIGNIS RECEPTIS, SENATUS POPULUSQUE ROMANUS
Reverse Legend: SIGNIS RECEPTIS, SPQR, CL V
Reverse Translated: with the standards having been recovered, the senate and the Roman people
Published References v
Sutherland, Augustus 86a