Roman Empire, Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14, Denarius ca. 20-19 BC, uncertain Spanish mint, very rare

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Roman Empire. Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. AR-Denarius (20.2 mm, 3.76 g, 5h). Uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia?), circa 20-19 BC.
Obverse: Laureate head of Augustus left // Reverse: FORT•RED/CAES•AVG/S•P•Q•R• in four line on rectangular altar.

RIC I 54b; RSC 106; BMCRE 360 = BMCRR Rome 4444; RSC 106; FFC 83; CBN 1349-1351.

Very rare. A beautiful specimen with an attractive portrait of fine style. Minor banker’s mark on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.

Provenance Details

Ex Hd. Rauch Auction 69, 2002, Lot 237.

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