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E-auction 320-237085 - AUGUSTUS As

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Estimate : 80 €
Price : 57 €
Maximum bid : 65 €
End of the sale : 03 June 2019 14:13:00
bidders : 12 bidders
Type : As
Date: 22/23-30 ou 31-37
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 26,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 8,53 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire à l’usure importante. Patine marron
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Delbergé, vente Bourgey du 28 mars 2019


Obverse legend : DIVVS. AVGVSTVS. PATER.
Obverse description : Tête radiée d'Auguste à gauche (O1).
Obverse translation : “Divus Augustus Pater”, (le divin Auguste père).


Reverse legend : PROVIDENT À L'EXERGUE/ S|C.
Reverse description : Autel.
Reverse translation : “Providentia”, (la Providence).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3. Revers historiquement important.

Historical background


(August 19, 14 +)

Consecration of Tiberius

Augustus died August 19, 14 AD Nola. He was immediately deified by the Senate. Tiberius throughout his reign is going to hit a major counterfeiting consecration using the image of his adoptive father and stepfather to consolidate his power.

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