The Roman Empire
Estimate: 6'000 CHF
Starting price: 4'800 CHF
Octavian, as Augustus 27 BC – 14 AD
P. Petronius Turpilianus. Denarius circa 19 BC, AR 3.96 g. TVRPILIANVS IIIVIR / FERON Diademed and draped bust of Feronia r. Rev. CAESAR AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE Bareheaded Parthian warrior kneeling r., holding in outstretched r. hand standard marked X and adorned with vexillum. C 484. BMC 14. RIC 288. CBN 127.
Wonderful iridescent tone and good extremely fine
Privately purchased from Ed Waddell.
One more issue in this sale related to the Parthian standards. A nice coin with the fully detailed ”X” for the tenth legion, whose standards were lost by Crassus. MSG.