Roman Empire, Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14, Denarius 18-16 BC, uncertain Spanish mint

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Roman Empire. Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14.. AR-Denarius (18.7 mm, 3.79 g, 7h). Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia?), July 18-16 BC.
Obverse: Bare head to right // Reverse: Capricorn to right, holding globe attached to rudder, cornucopiae over its shoulder; AVGVSTVS below.

RIC I 126; RSC 21; BMCRE 346-8 = BMCRR Rome 4374-6; CBN 1266-7.

A lovely example with a nice portrait. Lightly toned with golden hues around the devices. Minor banker’s mark on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.

Provenance Details

Ex Hd. Rauch Auction 69, 2002, Lot 252.

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