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 : 16.9 x 17.8 mm.  Weight : 3.79 grams.

Grade : VF but the reverse is somewhat off-centre.

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 (but only about 1/2 of the inscription is on the flan).

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

Price SKU: vcoin5724
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Rates for: 01/18/18

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