Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. Silver Cistophorus.

Ancient Coins - Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. Silver Cistophorus.
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Denomination : Silver Cistophorus (3 denarii).   Mint : Pergamon.

Date : 19 to 18 BC.

Reference : Sear-1589.  RPC-2220.  RIC-507.  BMC 7084.  C-202.

Size : 24.3 x 25.3 mm.  Weight : 11.13 grams.

Grade : Fine.

Obverse : Head of Augustus right, with IMP IX TR PO V below (much of the inscriptions is weakly struck).

Reverse : Temple of Mars Ultor containing a legionary standard, with MART VLTO to the sides.

Mars Ultor means Mars the Avenger.  Augustus build this small temple to house the Legionary standard that was recovered by Augustus after it has been lost by Crassus and Antony to the Partians many years earlier.


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