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Octavian, Triumvir and Imperator, Augustus 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D

Silver denarius, Fair, rough, Italian (Rome?) mint, weight 3.495g, maximum diameter 18.5mm, die axis 270o, c. 29 - 27 B.C.; obverse IMP CAESAR, Octavian, holding olive branch, driving triumphal quadriga right; reverse Victory standing right on prow, wreath in right, palm over shoulder in left

RIC 264, RSC 155 - RSC 115?, sear5 1555 ex Forvm

"This coin commemorates Octavian's victory at Actium and his triumph. The silver for this issue may have come from the Ptolemaic treasury"
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Album name:Randygeki(h2) / Republican, Triumvir /Imperator
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Date added:Feb 05, 2010
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Jay GT4  [Feb 06, 2010 at 12:07 AM]
Congrats! Hard to get one in any condition!
Randygeki(h2)  [Feb 06, 2010 at 12:26 AM]
Thaks, it shows alot more detail in hand
Noah  [Feb 08, 2010 at 03:11 PM]
I like the victory reverse especially
casata137ec  [Jun 27, 2010 at 02:29 PM]
Nice addition, I love coins that the actually meaning for minting has not been lost!
rexesq  [Jun 10, 2011 at 10:06 PM]
Nice! Nice looking Victory on the reverse.
Pedja R  [Sep 03, 2011 at 06:54 AM]
like it very much
Mat  [Jan 17, 2012 at 07:21 PM]
Interesting piece, I wouldnt let go of it either.


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