Obverse: Bust of Augustus

Reverse: Heifer

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Uncertain, Eastern Mediterranean
Material: Gold
Denomination: Aureus
Issuing Authority: Augustus
Actual Weight: 7.97 g.
Date: ca. 27 BC - ca. 20 BC
Dimensions: 19 mm.
Region: Uncertain, Eastern
Period: Augustan

Obverse Type: Heifer, walking to the right

Donor: The Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Commentary: Imperial aureus

Sources Used: BMCRE I, 107, no. 661; pl. 16.7; Perkins Collection 1902, 100, 6, pl. V. 585; Cohen 1880-1892, 1, Octave Auguste no. 26