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Live auction - brm_543983 - OCTAVIAN denier

OCTAVIAN denier XF
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Starting price : 550 €
Estimate : 850 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 10 September 2019 15:00:17
Type : denier
Date: printemps - été
Date: 43 AC.
Mint name / Town : Gaule Cisalpine et Italie
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 9,50 ‰
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,65 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et ovale, irrégulier, légèrement décentré. Tête d’Octave juvénile. Frappe molle au revers. Patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés

Obverse


Obverse legend : C. CAESAR - IMP.
Obverse description : Tête nue d’Octave à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Caius Cæsar Imperator”, (Caius César Imperator).

Reverse


Reverse legend : // S. C.
Reverse description : Statue équestre d’Octave à gauche.
Reverse translation : “Senatus Consulto”, (Avec l’accord du Sénat).

Commentary


Pour ce type M. Crawford a relevé une estimation inférieure à trente coins de droit et à trente-trois coins de revers. Ce type semble beaucoup plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux. C’est la deuxième fois que nous proposons ce type à la vente.

Historical background


OCTAVE

(63 BC - 27 BC) Caius Julius Cæsar Octavianus

Octave, born September 23, 63 BC to Thurium, was adopted by his uncle, Julius Caesar, in 45 BC After Caesar's death, he formed the second Triumvirate with Mark Antony and Lepidus and was one of the architects of proscriptions which cost the lives of Cicero in 43 BC In 42 BC, Brutus and Cassius were defeated at Philippi, where they committed suicide. After the naval battle of Actium (31 BC) and the conquest of Egypt the following year, Octavian in Rome celebrated a triple triumph (13-15 August 29 BC). That year was held the dedication of the temple of Julius Caesar.

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