The Roman Empire
Estimate: 7'500 CHF
Starting price: 6'000 CHF
Octavian, as Augustus 27 BC – 14 AD
Denarius, Caesaraugusta (?) circa 19-18 BC, AR 3.86 g. Oak-wreathed head l. Rev. CAESAR / AVGVSTVS Two laurel branches. C 48. BMC 318. RIC 33b. CBN 1285.
A bold portrait and a magnificent iridescent tone, good extremely fine
Privately purchased from Ed Waddell.
This is a great portrait of Augustus on a tougher type. Really a pretty coin. MSG.