Numismatik Naumann

Auction 97

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Numismatik Naumann, Auction 97

Ancient and World Coins (lots 1-1006), the Plankenhorn Collection: Coins of I...

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Description

AUGUSTUS (27 BC-14 AD). Denarius. Rome. Restitution issue struck under Trajan or Hadrian (98-138).

Obv: CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE.
Laureate head right.
Rev: AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT / C L CAESARES.
Caius and Lucius Caesar standing facing; two shields and two sceptres between them; simpulum and lituus (with split end) above.

RIC -; RSC -; CNG 103, lot 806; CNG 102, lot 842; Numismatik Naumann 88/595.

Part of a rare restitution series struck under Trajan or Hadrian, this piece features a more bulbous-shaped simpulum and a lituus with a split end, along with more refined features to the portrait of Augustus---all characteristics which are not seen on the prototype series.

Condition: Extremely fine.

Weight: 3.22 g.
Diameter: 19 mm.

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