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ID:     27-0277
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Mussidius T.F. Longus and C. Julius Caesar (Octavianus)
Date Ruled:     BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     42 BC
Diameter:     21 mm
Weight:     8.03 g
Obverse Legend:     C·CAESAR·III·VIR·R·P·C
Obverse Description:     Bare head of Octavian right, around C·CAESAR·III·VIR·R·P·C
Reverse Legend:     L·MVSSIDIVS – LONGVS
Reverse Description:     Cornucopiae with fillet, on left L·MVSSIDIVS, on right LONGVS
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 494/15
Reference2:     Bahrfeldt 43 and pl. VI, 5 (these dies)
Reference3:     Syd 1101
Reference4:     B. Iulia 84 and Mussidia 14
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Grade:     VF/gVF
Notes:     NAC Auction 27 (2004), lot 277 Very rare.