Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. Silver denarius

Ancient Coins - Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. Silver denarius
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Denomination : Silver Denarius.  Mint : Lugdunum.

Date : issue of 2 BC to 4 AD.

Reference : Sear-1597.

Size : 18.0 x 21.2 mm.  Weight : 3.63 grams.

Grade : VF but on an oval flan with weak areas.  Old collection grey toning.

Obverse : Head of Augustus right, with CAESAR AVGVST DIVI F PATER PATRIAE around, with the first few letters off the flan.

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 (with parts of the inscription weak or off the flan to the right side).

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

Price SKU: vcoin5126
US$ 195.00
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Rates for: 06/22/18

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