Roman Empire, Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14, Denarius ca. 19-18 BC, uncertain Spanish mint

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Roman Empire. Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. AR-Denarius (AR 19 mm, 3.44 g). Spanish mint (Colonia Caesaraugusta?). circa 19-18 BC.
Obverse: Head right, wearing oak wreath // Reverse: CAESAR AVGVSTVS, shield inscribed CL•V; S P Q R around, laurel branches flanking.

RIC 36a; ACIP 4037; RSC 51; BMC 354; CBN 1335.

A superb portrait of fine style. Boldly struck in high relief. Superb EF.

Provenance Details

Ex The Dioscuri Collection (NAC Auction 143, 2024, Lot 446).
Ex Triton Sale XXI, 2018, Lot 688.
Ex Roma Auction 13, 2017, Lo 742.
Ex Editions V. Gadoury, 2012, Lot 38.

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