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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
, France) mint, weight
3.770g, maximum diameter
19.1mm, die axis
, 15 - 13 B.C.; obverse AVGVSTVS
DIVIēF, bare head
of dots; reverse
bull butting right, left foreleg raised, lashing tail, IMPēX in exergue
, linear border
; from the Marcelo Leal Collection; SOLD
Catalog current as of Friday, December 15, 2017.
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