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E-auction 326-241815 - GALLIA - VIENNA - VIENNE - JULIUS CAESAR and OCTAVIAN Dupondius coupé en deux

GALLIA - VIENNA - VIENNE - JULIUS CAESAR and OCTAVIAN Dupondius coupé en deux VF
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Estimate : 40 €
Price : 17 €
Maximum bid : 17 €
End of the sale : 15 July 2019 14:15:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Dupondius coupé en deux
Date: 36 AC.
Mint name / Town : Vienne
Metal : copper
Diameter : 31 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 7,56 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Usure importante mais exemplaire parfaitement identifiable. Patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : [I]MP./ [CAESAR./ DIVI. IVLI./] DIVI. F..
Obverse description : Tête nue d’Octave à droite.
Obverse translation : “Imperator/ Cæsar/ Divi Iuli/ Divi Filii”, (L’imperator/ césar/ divin Jules/ fils du divin).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [C. I. V.].
Reverse description : Restes de proue de galère avec château avant et mat à droite.
Reverse translation : “Colonia Iulia Viennensis”, (Colonie Julia de Vienne).

Commentary


Dupondius coupé en deux verticalement ou as. De nombreux exemplaires furent coupés en deux pour servir comme as ou demi-dupondius.

Historical background


VIENNA - VIENNA - JULIUS CAESAR and OCTAVE

(36 BC) Julius Cæsar, Caius Octavianus

Vienna colony with the "jus Latinum" was founded in 50 BC under the name of "Colonia Iulia Viennensis" under the auspices of Julius Caesar, as its name suggests. The mint is after the death of Caesar. According to the civic coinage of Lugdunum, it could date from 36 BC Later, Augustus will give the city the "juice Romanorum" in 16-15 BC under the name of "Colonia Iulia Augusta Florentia Viennensis ".

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