Roman Empire, Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC–14 AD, Denarius ca. 16 BC, Rome

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Roman Empire. Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. L. Vinicius. Denarius circa 16 BC, AR 19 mm, 3.82 g.
Obverse: Equestrian statue of Augustus standing r. in front of city walls and gates. On platform S P Q R / IMP / CAES. //
Reverse: [L V]INICIVS – L F III [VIR] Cippus inscribed S P Q R / IMP CAE / QVOD V / M S EX / EA PQ IS / AD A DE.

C 543. BMC 82. RIC 362. CBN 357.

Superb old cabinet tone, slightly off-centre and irregular flan, otherwise about extremely fine / good very fine

Provenance Details

Ex Hirsch Nachf, 182, 1994, 596;
Ex Triton XI, 2008, 784; Roma 2, 2011, 564;
Ex Heritage 3012, 2011, 24629 and
Ex NAC Spring 2020, 835 sales. From the BVH collection. 

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