coin; denarius

Description
Worn silver denarius with a man and shield on the reverse. Augustus c2BC-4AD. (Confused record in SF book, where it is attributed to layer 5.)
AR (Den, of c 2 BC to AD 4, or later) Diam. 19mm Axis
Obv [CAESAR AVGVSTVS] DIVI F PATER PATRIAE (r to l outwardly)
Head of Augustus, laureate, r
Rev C L CAES[ARES AVGVSTI F COS DES]IG PRINC IVVENT (starting in exergue, r to l, outwardly)
Gaius and Lucius, Caesares, veiled, togate, standing facing one another; between them shields, spears, simpulum, lituus
RIC 350; BMC 519-35; HCC 217-21. Mint of Gaul
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Dimensions:0 - Whole:Dia 1.9cm (Dia 3/4")
Field collection reference
CN76
Site Type
Site
fort annexe
Accession number
1999-012-137

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