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Lot 3107    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Roman Silver & Bronze - Roman Imperial

Estimate $150
SOLD $440

AUGUSTUS AS OCTAVIAN, (27 B.C. - A.D. 14), silver quinarius, uncertain Italian mint (probably Brundusium, possibly Rome), issued 29-27 B.C. (1.86 g), obv. Octavian bare head to right around CAESAR [IMP VII], all within linear circle, rev. ASIA RECEPTA around, Victory draped standing to left, right hand holding wreath and left hand a palm, all on cista mystica between two snakes, (S.1568, RIC 276, RSC 14, BMC 647). Attractively toned, very fine and scarce.

Ex Dr V.J.A. Flynn Collection. With old ticket from Spink London.

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