Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 94   |   6 October 2016
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Lot 41





Estimate: 2'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'600 CHF Price realized: 2'250 CHF
The Roman Empire
Octavian, 32 – 29 BC
Denarius, Brundisium or Roma 32-29 BC, AR 3.81 g. Diademed bust of Victory r. Rev. CAESAR – DIVI F Neptune, naked but cloak over shoulders, standing l. with r. foot on globe, holding sceptre and aplustre. C 60. BMC 615. Sear Imperators 409. RIC 256. CBN 12.
Superb old cabinet tone and extremely fine
Ex M&M 81, 1995, 151; Künker 124, 2007, 8584 and NAC 64, 2012, 995 sales. From the Alberto Campana collection.

A related reverse design to the previous piece, only here Victory is replaced by Neptune – relating to the battle of Actium
victory. MSG.

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