Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 98   |   12 December 2016
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Lot 1042





Estimate: 3'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'400 CHF Price realized: 4'250 CHF
The Roman Empire
Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD
Divus Augustus. Sestertius 80-81, Æ 24.99 g. DIVVS AVGVSTVS – PATER Augustus, radiate and togate, seated l. on chair, holding patera and long vertical sceptre. Rev. IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII around S C. C 549. BMC –. RIC Titus 404. CBN 277. Komnick H.a.
Dark green patina and a finely engraved full bodied figure of Augustus with a superb
portrait. minor metal flaws and some encrustations on reverse,
otherwise extremely fine / about extremely fine

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