Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 98   |   12 December 2016
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Lot 1036





Estimate: 750 CHF   |   Starting price: 600 CHF Price realized: 600 CHF
The Roman Empire
Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD
C. Marius C. f. Tromentina. Denarius 13 BC, AR 3.70 g. AVGVSTVS Bare head r.; behind, lituus. Rev. C MARIVS C F Prancing quadriga r., bearing erect palm-branch; to r., VIR and, in exergue, TRO. C 456. BMC 101. RIC 399. CBN 517.
Light iridescent tone, minor areas of weakness, otherwise about extremely fine Ex CNG sale 291, 2012, 354.
Example of portraiture of the mint in Roma. These emissions were kept in the name of moneyers to honour the Republican tradition held high in the principate established by Augustus. AMP.

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