Augustus (16th January 27 BC - 19th August AD 14)

Augustus eliminated all political rivals and guided the Roman government from a republican to an imperial model.. He died at seventy, having given prosperity and stability to the Empire.

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Augustus, Restoration Issue 'Rudder on Globe' Dupondius 026948

Augustus, Restoration Issue 'Rudder on Globe' Dupondius
Bronze, 9.25 grams, 26.56 mm. Rome. 98 AD (struck under Nerva). Obverse: DIVVS AVGVSTVS, radiate head right. Reverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG REST, S-C, rudder on globe. RIC 131; Cohen 568; BMC 154; Paris 147; Sear 3079. Fine.
£120.00

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Augustus, Restoration Issue 'Rudder on Globe' Dupondius 026948
Ancient Imitation 'SC' AE As 024277

Scarce Ancient Imitation 'SC' AE As
Bronze, 9.57 grams, 28.85 mm. Unofficial mint. 1st C. AD. Obverse: garbled legend, bare head right. Reverse: garbled legend around large SC. No reference. Very fine.
£25.00

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Ancient Imitation 'SC' AE As 024277
Augustus 'Legend in Wreath' Dupondius 025896

Very Rare Augustus 'Legend in Wreath' Dupondius
Bronze, 9.68 grams, 26.18 mm. Rome. 18 BC. Obverse: AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST, in three lines within oak wreath. Reverse: T CRISPINVS SVLPICIAN IIIVIR AAAF (not FF) around SC. RIC 333 var (reverse legend with only one F). Another variant with AAF and no T before the name was sold by deamoneta Italy in 2010. Good very fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£250.00

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Augustus 'Legend in Wreath' Dupondius 025896
Augustus 'Name in Wreath' AE27 025250

Augustus 'Name in Wreath' AE27
Bronze, 9.95 grams, 27.30 mm. Ephesos, Ionia. ca. 25 BC. Obverse: CAESAR, bare head right. Reverse: AVGVSTVS within wreath. RPC 2235; RIC 486; Hunter 290; Cohen 34; Sear -; Sear GIC -. Near fine/fine.
£95.00

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Augustus 'Name in Wreath' AE27 025250
Augustus, Triumvir M. Maecilius Tullus 012647

Extremely Rare Augustus, Triumvir M. Maecilius Tullus 'Moneyer's Coinage' AE As
Bronze, 11.19 grams, 27.73 mm. Rome. 7 BC. Obverse: CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC PONT; bare head right. Reverse: M MAECILIVS TVLLVS IIIVIR AAAFF, around large SC. RIC I, 435; Cohen 448. Fine/good fine.

7 BC was the year of Tiberius' triumph for his military successes in Germany. It is possible this coin is one of the exceptional issues struck in celebration of the occasion.
£495.00

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Augustus, Triumvir M. Maecilius Tullus 012647


Main Roman Coin Book and Other References:

RIC = Mattingly, Harold    The Roman Imperial Coinage
BMC = Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum
RSC = Seaby, H A    Roman Silver Coinage
RCV = Sear, David R    Roman Coins and Their Values
Cr = Crawford, Michael    The Roman Republican Coinage
SB = Sear, David R    Byzantine Coins and Their Values
S = Coins of England and the United Kingdom
WW = Wildwinds.com (reference & attribution site)



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