Octavian. ca. 30 to 29 BC. Silver denarius. Holed with a small bale for wearing.

Ancient Coins - Octavian. ca. 30 to 29 BC. Silver denarius. Holed with a small bale for wearing.
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Denomination : Silver Denarius.  Mint : Probably Rome.

Date : 30 to 29 BC.

Reference : Sear-1556.  RSC-115.

Size : 20.0 x 21.2 mm.  Weight : 3.72 grams (including the bale).

Grade : good Fine, and very well centered and well struck, but the coin has been holed and mounted with a bale threw the hole (the bale can be easily removed as it is not soldered on).  The hole is probably ancient and the coin was original bought in England with that hole in it.  The bale was added by a collector here in Calgary from whom I recently purchased a small group of coins including this one. 

Obverse : Head of Octavian right.  There is what appears to be a very odd bankers mark behind his head.

Reverse : Military trophy set on a prow, with crossed rudder and anchor behind the base of the trophy, with IMP CAESAR across.

This is probably a reference to the battle of Actium.

Price SKU: vcoin5765
US$ 145.00
  • € 124.25
  • £ 111.14
  • AUD 196.54
  • CHF 144.54
  • CAD 191.88

Rates for: 07/20/18

Ships from: Canada
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