University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:75-25-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Head
Figure
Spear
Outside Diameter:2.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Cora A. Pickett, 1975

Description

Obverse: male head facing left. At level of neck: S on left, C on right. Around edge extending from level of chin to nape of neck: DIVVS.AVGVSTVS

Reverse: male figure seated on a stool (?) or chair (?) facing left. In left hand he holds an erect spear (?). He extends right arm forward. Evidently not clothed. In front of him to left: DIVA, and behind him, to right: AVGVSTA


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