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Offline AlfaOmega

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Augustus
« on: September 15, 2021, 12:52:48 pm »
Hi,
I have this Augustus ae25 with the reverse I believe the AVGUSTUS legend.
I have a problem with classifying it.
 If it were RPC 2231 the legend would be AUGU-STVS on two lines.
 If it were RPC 2235 the legend would be AUGUSTVS on a line.
 I think this ends the first line with a T. It could be another type, but I have not found anything.
 I kindly ask for a suggestion.

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Re: Augustus
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2021, 03:30:58 am »
Hi AO,

It may be a barbarous imitation with a bungled legend.

Here is my official example (last coin):

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/meepzorp/rp_ionia_ephesos_pt01.htm

Here is my barbarous imitation (last coin):

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/meepzorp/ri_aug_ae_pt06.htm

Meepzorp

Offline AlfaOmega

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Re: Augustus
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2021, 04:20:33 am »
Thanks,
it seems to me that at least the reverse is done well to be a barbaric issue.
Roberto

 

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