Augustus      27 BC - 14 AD

 

Augustus 27 BC - 14 AD

Silver denarius, 18 mm, 3.72 gm.
Obv. CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Bare head of Augustus left (bankers marks)
Rev. SIGNIS RECEPTIS SPQR
Round shield inscribed CL V; aquila and signum flanking.

Uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia?), ca. 19 BC.

Octavian, the great-nephew of Julius Caesar, rose to prominence following Caesar's death. With his defeat of Antony at Actium he emerged victorious. He was declared Augustus in 27 BC, the first Roman Emperor.

Inv#: 7923

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