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Home > Catalog > Roman Coins > The Twelve Caesars > Augustus > SH84731
Augustus, 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D.
Strabo wrote, "The Romans possess Lugdunum, founded below a ridge at the confluence of the Arar and the Rhone. It is the most populous of all the other cities except Narbo; for it is a center of commerce, and the Roman emperors strike their silver and gold coinage there." (4.3.2)
SH84731. Silver denarius, RIC I 167a, BMCRE I 451, RSC I 137, BnF I 1373, Hunter I 197, SRCV I 1610, Choice Mint State, lustrous, nice portrait, fantastic bull, slight obverse die wear, small closed die crack, Lugdunum (Lyon, France) mint, weight 3.770g, maximum diameter 19.1mm, die axis 225o, 15 - 13 B.C.; obverse AVGVSTVS DIVIēF, bare head right, border of dots; reverse bull butting right, left foreleg raised, lashing tail, IMPēX in exergue, linear border; from the Marcelo Leal Collection; SOLD

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