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LOT 8178

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,400 - 1,980
USD ($) 1,480 - 2,090

Price
£1,100 (EUR 1,282; USD 1,353) (+bp*)

ANCIENT ROMAN IMPERATORIAL COINS - AUGUSTUS - P. PETRONIUS TURPILIANUS AR DENARIUS
27 B.C.-14 A.D.

Rome mint. Obv: TVRPILIANVS [III VIR] legend with ivy-wreathed bust of Liber right. Rev: CAESAR AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE legend with kneeling Parthian presenting vexillum. (3.89 grams.). Near as struck.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
RIC 287; BMC 10; RSC 484; Sear -.

FOOTNOTES:
This issue celebrates the recovery of the Roman eagles lost by Marcus Crassus in 53 B.C., a major diplomatic achievement of Augustus.