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Estimate: 2'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'600 CHF Price realized: 3'000 CHF
Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD. Denarius, uncertain mint circa 17 BC, AR 3.68 g. CAESAR Bare youthful head r.; all within oak wreath. Rev. AVG – VST Candelabrum ornamented with ram's heads and surmounted by crescent within wreath entwined with bucrania and paterae. C 2. BMC 684. RIC 540. CBN 1013.
Rare. A delightful iridescent tone, almost invisible marks, otherwise extremely fine
Ex Künker sale 71, 2001, 671.

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