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LOT 8112

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,120 - 1,570
USD ($) 1,090 - 1,520

Price
£1,000 (EUR 1,121; USD 1,086) (+bp*)

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

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. 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.