The Roman Empire
Estimate: 4'500 CHF
Starting price: 3'600 CHF
Price realized: 6'500 CHF
Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD. M. Sanquinius moneyer. Denarius, Roma circa 17 BC, AR 4.20 g.
Description: AVGVSTVS – DIVI F Bare head of Augustus r. Rev. M SANQVI – NIVS III VIR Laureate, youthful head of deified Iulius Caesar r.; above, comet with tail. References: C 1
CBN 278 Condition:Rare. Struck on a very broad flan and with a lovely old cabinet tone, about extremely fine