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ID:     21166
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Region:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Augustus
Date Ruled:     27 B.C. - A.D. 14
Metal:     Fourrée
Denomination:     Denarius
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     2.843 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Obverse Description:     Head of Augustus left, wearing oak-wreath
Reverse Legend:     DIVVS IVLIVS
Reverse Description:     Comet of eight-rays
Mint:     illegal
Primary Reference:     RIC 037b cf.
Reference2:     RSC 097
Reference3:     BMCRE 326
Reference4:     Vagi 278 (official Spanish mint, 19 - 18 B.C.)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=20295