Octavian, Silver Denarius

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Octavian. Silver Denarius, 36 BC, Southern or central Italian mint. Obverse: IMP CAESAR DIVI F III VIR ITER R P C, bareheaded and bearded head of Octvian facing right. Reverse:…
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Description

Octavian.

Silver Denarius, 36 BC, Southern or central Italian mint.

Obverse: IMP CAESAR DIVI F III VIR ITER R P C, bareheaded and bearded head of Octvian facing right.
Reverse: COS ITER ET TER DESIG, the tetrastyle temple of Divus Julius Caesar, statue of Julius Caesar as augur standing within; DIVO • IVL on architrave, flaming altar to left.

(Crawford 540/2; CRI 315; Sydenham 1338).

Nearly Extremely Fine. Beautifully toned. A splendid example of this popular type which pays homage to Octavian’s adoptive (and deified) father.

3.85g.

Specification

Date c. 36 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Rome

Denomination

Denarius

Country

Imperatorial

Coin House

Octavian

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Southern or Central Italian Mint

References Crawford 540/2; CRI 315; Sydenham 1338.
Weight 3.85 g

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