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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

 

Imperial, Roman – 14 AD

Divus Augustus

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Radiate crowned bust of Octavian as "Divus Augustus" facing left.
Reverse: Caligula seated left on curule chair holding a branch and globe.

LEGEND SYMBOLS
Obv: DIVVS•AVGVTSVS, Radiate crowned bust of Octavian as “Divus Augustus” facing left, between letters S – C. Rev: CONSENSV•SENAT•ET•EQ•ORDIN•P•Q•R• Emperor Gaius Caligula seated left on curule chair, bare-headed and togate, holding branch in right hand and globe in left.

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Dupondius. Metal: AE Bronze. Weight: 16.34 grams. Mint: Rome. Minted under Emperor Caligula as a commemorative coin honoring Augustus. Date: 37-41 AD.
Attribution: RIC I 56 Gaius; C 87; BMC Gaius 88; CBN Gaius 134; MIR 11-5.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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