The Roman Empire
Estimate: 750 CHF
Starting price: 600 CHF
Price realized: 600 CHF
Octavian, as Augustus 27 BC – 14 AD
As, uncertain mint in Asia circa 25 BC, Æ 11.13 g. CAESAR Bare head r.. Rev. AVGVSTVS within laurel wreath tied at bottom. C 34. BMC 731. RIC 486. CBN 965. RPC 2235.
Dark brown-green patina, an almost invisible metal flaw on neck
truncation, otherwise extremely fine
Privately purchased from David Vagi in 2008 at the NYINC.
A cool little coin. A great portrait of Augustus. MSG.