Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 98   |   12 December 2016
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Lot 1029





Estimate: 1'250 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'000 CHF Price realized: 1'700 CHF
The Roman Empire
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.

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