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Ruler: Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.–A.D. 14, ruled 27 B.C.–A.D. 14
Mint: Emerita
Artist: Unknown

Coin of Augustus, Emperor of Rome from Emerita

25–23 B.C.

Bronze

9.64 g, 8:00, 26 mm
Gift of Ben Lee Damsky
2018.65.2
Geography: 
Made in Emerita
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
1st century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Frank L. Kovacs, San Mateo, Calif., to 1990; Ben Lee Damsky, 1990–2018; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.