Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD. Aureus, Lugdunum 8 BC, AV 8.01 g. AVGVSTVS – DIVI F Laureate head r. Rev. C CAES Caius Caesar galloping r., holding sword and shield in l. hand; behind, aquila between two standards. In exergue, AVGVST. C 39. Bahrfeldt 233. BMC 498. RIC 198. CBN 1459 (these dies). Calicó 174a.
Very rare and among the finest specimens in private hands. A gentle portrait
of fine style struck on a broad flan, extremely fine
Ex Lanz sale 112, 2002, 295.
|Price realized||20'000 CHF|
|Starting price||12'000 CHF|