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

Tetradrachm of Augustus, Emperor of Rome from Antioch

5–4 B.C.

Silver

13.61 g, 12:00, 26.5 mm
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
1991.6.1
Geography: 
Made in Antioch, Syria
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
1st century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1991,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 162, ill.

“Catalogue of the Exhibition ‘An Obsession with Fortune: Tyche in Greek and Roman Art’,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 108, no. 6.

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.