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Augustus and Agrippa, 16 - 15 B.C., Colonia Augusta Nemausus, Gaul
This two-headed brass dupondius was commonly cut between the heads, creating two individual one-as coins.
The reverse commemorates the conquest of Egypt in 30 B.C. and was probably issued in connection with Augustus' visit to Gaul in 16 B.C.
RP90568. Bronze cut half dupondius (as), cf. SRCV I 1729, RIC I 155, RPC I 523, F, green patina, Colonia Augusta Nemausus (Nimes, France) mint, weight 6.144g, maximum diameter 25.8mm, die axis 180o
, 16 - 15 B.C.; obverse IMP DIVI F, back to back heads of Augustus and Agrippa (cut, Agrippa off flan), Augustus bare head right; reverse COL NEM, crocodile right chained to a palm, wreath above, two palm fronds below; SOLD
Catalog current as of Friday, July 19, 2019.
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