Roman Silver & Bronze
AUGUSTUS, (27 B.C. - A.D. 14), silver denarius, Emerita mint, issued 25-23 B.C. by Publius Carisius, (3.59 grams), obv. bare head of Augustus to right around [IMP CAE]SAR AVGVST, rev. circular city wall with [EMERITA] inscribed above gate, around [P CARISI] VS LEG PRO [PR]. (S.497, RIC 9a, C.397, BMC 289). Has a banker's mark countermarked in field on the obverse, slightly off centred, weak in places, otherwise very good and very rare.
Ex. W. Woolmer collection, November 1981.
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AUGUSTUS, (27 B.C. - A.D. 14), silver denarius, Emerita mint, issued 25-23 B.C. by Publius ...