The Roman Empire
Estimate: 1'500 CHF
Starting price: 1'200 CHF
Price realized: 1'200 CHF
Octavian, as Augustus 27 BC – 14 AD
L. Vinicius. Denarius, Rome, 16 BC, AR 3.71 g. [AVGVSTVS] – TR POT VIII Bare head r. Rev. L VINICIVS – LF IIIVIR Cippus inscribed S P Q R / IMP CAE / QVOD V / M S EX / EA P QIS / AD A DE (Senatus PopulusQue Romanus IMPeratori CAEsari Quod Viae Munitae Sunt EX EA Pecunia Quem IS AD Aerarium DEtulit: The senate and the Roman People [give thanks to] Imperator Caesar for repairing the roads with the money which he has made available to the Treasury).. C 542. BMC 80. RIC 361. CBN 355.
Extremely rare. Old cabinet tone and about very fine
Ex UBS sale 78, 2008, 1333 (privately purchased from Herzfelder).