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ID:     49-124
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Augustus
Date Ruled:     27 B.C. - A.D. 14
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 19-18
Weight:     7.82 g
Obverse Description:     Oak-wreathed head right
Reverse Legend:     CAESAR/AVGVSTVS
Reverse Description:     Two laurel branches
Mint:     Caesar Augusta
Primary Reference:     RIC 026a
Reference2:     BMC -
Reference3:     C 45
Reference4:     CBN 1282; Calic√≥ 179 (this coin); Biaggi 94 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Numismatic Ars Classica NAC AG
Price Sold For:     16000 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     10/21/08
Notes:     NAC Auction 49, Lot 124 Exceedingly rare, very few specimens known. Traces of mounting, slightly bent and a few scratches and nicks, otherwise very fine Ex Dorotheum sale 13-15 June 1955, Apostolo Zeno, 51