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Augustus, 27 B.C.-14 A.D.

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52936 Order
Augustus, 27 B.C.-14 A.D.

AR Denarius, 3.78g. 20mm. Spanish mint, c.19 B.C. CAESAR AVGVSTVS. Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. OB CIVIS SERVATOS. SPQR CL V on shield surrounded by oak wreath. RIC 79a. BMC 381. BN 1144. Virtually as struck with luster under iridescent toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Hirsch, Munich, Auction April 26, 1954, lot 155.
Ex: UBS, Zurich, Auction 78, September 9, 2008, lot 1307.

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Extremely Fine $6,500.00

54558 Order
Augustus, 27 B.C.-14 A.D. ex: MM, 1977

AR Denarius, 3.82g. 19mm. Uncertain Eastern mint, c.17 B.C. CAESAR. Bare-head of Augustus to right surrounded by an oak wreath. Rev. AVGVST. Candelabrum ornamented with rams ' heads and crescent; patera and bucrania within wreath. RIC 540. BMC 684. The portrait is struck in very high relief and with unusually good centering; attractive light toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 53, November 29, 1977, lot 253.

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Extremely Fine $12,500.00

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