Roman Empire, Octavian, Denarius 30-29 BC, uncertain Italian mint

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Roman Empire. Octavian. AR-Denarius (20.7 mm, 3.98 g, 2h). Uncertain Italian mint (Brundisium or Rome?), 30-29 BC.
Obverse: Bare head to right // Reverse: Military trophy facing, composed of helmet, cuirass, shield and crossed spears, set on prow of galley to right; crossed rudder and anchor at base; IMP-CAESAR across fields.

RIC I 265a; CRI 419; BMCRE 625 = BMCRR Rome 4352; RSC 119.

A lovely piece. Light cabinet tone with golden hues around the devices. A banker's mark on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.

Provenance Details

Ex Hd. Rauch Auction 69, 2002, Lot 229.

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