Coin, Denarius

Roman and Roman27 B.C.E. - 14 C.E.

The Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University

The Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University
South Orange, United States

Hammered silver coin features an image of four horses carrying a quadriga (chariot). "CAESARI" is inscribed at the top and "AVGVSTO" is inscribed at the bottom. Augustus was a Roman statesman and military leader who was the first emperor of the Roman Empire, reigning from 27 B.C.E. until his death in 14 C.E. He ascended to the position of emperor after the murder of his great-uncle, Julius Caesar.

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  • Title: Coin, Denarius
  • Creator: Roman, Roman
  • Date Created: 27 B.C.E. - 14 C.E.
  • Location Created: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: 11/16" x 5/8"
  • Provenance: Gift of Ron D'Argenio
  • Medium: Metal
  • Collection: The D'Argenio Collection
  • Accession #: 2015.16.0054