Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. gold aureus.

Ancient Coins - Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. gold aureus.
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Denomination : Gold Aureus. Mint : Lugdunum.  

Date : Issued between 2 BC and 4 AD.

Reference : Sear-1597.

Size : 18.3 x 19.4 mm. Weight : 7.86 grams.

Grade : aXF and better centered than usual for this type (almost full inscriptions).
 
Obverse : Head of Augustus right, with CAESAR AVGVST DIVI F PATER PATRIAE around.

Reverse : Gaius and Lucius standing forward with spears and shields between them, a simpula and lituus above,  and C L CAESARES AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT around.

This type commemorates Gaius and Lucius as Augustus' heirs.  However they pre-deceased him, and never became Emperors. 

Price SKU: vcoin2228
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Rates for: 04/24/18

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