The Roman Empire
Estimate: 1'250 CHF
Starting price: 1'000 CHF
Price realized: 1'700 CHF
Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD
Denarius, North Peloponnesian mint circa 21 BC, AR 3.80 g. AVGVST[VS] Bare head r. Rev. IOVI - OLVM Hexastyle temple with round shield in pediment and palmettes on top. C 182. BMC 666. RIC 472. CBN 914. Hairline flan crack at twelve o’clock on obverse and
minor marks, otherwise about extremely fine Ex NAC sale 59, 2011, 1827.
The Eastern portrait on this coin is one of my favourites due to its style. AMP.