Ancient Coins of Augustus Caesar for Sale
27 BC - 14 AD
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Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43 for type. 18mm, 3.66 g. Light mineral encrustations. ex Caseria de Roja, Spain collection. Much nicer portrait in hand than photo suggests. #CR3419: $399 SOLD


Roman Empire. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-AD 14. Bronze quadrans struck at Gaul, uncertain mint (Treveri?). Germanus Indutilli L(ibertus), magistrate. Struck circa 10 BC. Diademed head of Augustus right / Bull butting left. 16mm, 2.78g. ref: RPC I 506; RIC I 249 for type. Nice maroon to light green patina. Ex De Pere, WI collection. #CR3251: $199


Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC - 14 AE. Bronze quadrans, Rome mint, struck 4 BC. C R[VBELL]IVS BLANDVS , large S C with moneyer's name concentrically around / [IV] VIR? A?A?A F?F, titles around round garlanded altar with bowl-shaped top. 14.6 mm, 2.65 g. ref: RIC I 467; CBN 868 for type. VF, struck strongly, but somewhat off-center on smallish flan, losing some legend both sides - warm, chocolate-brown patina. RIC says: "scarce". Ex New Jersey collection. * I am not going to forgive myself for letting this coin go. It is an ABSOLUTE gem. I will never find a better example... it belongs in my personal collection. #CR3370: $399


Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Rare large silver Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Ephesus mint, c. 25 BC. IMP CAESAR beneath bare head right / AVGVSTVS above garlanded altar decorated with two confronting hinds. 27.3 mm, 10.24 g. ref: RIC 479, RSC 33, RPC 2215. Nice gray cabinet tone. ex London, UK collection. RARE! The largest silver coin of Augustus I've ever had! #CR3226: $550 SOLD


Augustus Caesar. Silver denarius, Lyons mint, struck 9-8 BC. His laureate head right, AVGVSTVS DIVI F / Caius Caesar on horseback galloping right, legionary eagle between two standards behind; AVGVS F below, C CAES above. ref: RIC 199; RSC 40; Sear 1596 for type. Encapsulated and graded Very Fine by NGC. Coin diameter 19mm (capsule measures 3 3/8" x 2 3/8"). Ex Florida collection. #CR3401: $650 SOLD


Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, large silver Cistophoric Tetradrachm or Triple Denarius. Ephesus mint, struck c. 24-20 BC., Bare head of Augustus right, IMP CAE-SAR / Six grain ears tied together, AVGV-STVS. ref: RIC 481, Sear5 1586, RSC 32b, BMC 264, RPC 2214 for type. #CR3266: $750 SOLD


Augustus & Agrippa. Bronze As struck at Nemausus, Gaul, struck c. 20-10 BC. Cut in half to make “change”! Back-to-back heads of Agrippa on left, and Augustus right, with bare head, IMP below (only bust of Augustus visible) / Crocodile chained to palm, COL NEM (only inscription and top of palm visible). 27x15 mm, 6.88 g. ref: RPC I 523; RIC I 157. Glossy green patina. #CR2914: $99

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As, struck c. 25 BC. Bare head of Augustus right, CAESAR to left / AVGVSTVS within laurel wreath. ref: RIC 486, BMCRE 731, RPC 2235. 26 mm, 10.63 g. VG, with decent portrait, dark green patina. Ex-Los Angeles, CA collection. #CR2949: $125 SOLD



Provincial Rome. Augustus with Rhoemetalkes I, c. 11 BC-12 AD. kingdom of Thrace, bronze AE19 coin. Bare head of Augustus right, KAISAPOS SEBASTOY / Diademed head of Rhoemetalkes I right, BASILEWS POIMHTALKOY. 20mm, 4.24 g. ref: RPC 1718; Youroukova 194-200; SNG Cop 1192. Ex London, UK collection. #CR3205: $150


Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis struck at Julia Traducta, Spain. Bare head of Augustus right, PERM CAES AVG / IVLIA TRAD within oak wreath. 25mm, 7.98 g. ref: SGI 18, RPC 99, Cohen 151 for type. Ex De Pere, WI collection. Wonderful portrait, light coppery-orange tone. #CR3210: $175


Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Rare small silver Quinarius struck at Emerita Augusta (Merida), Spain, 25-23 BC, by P Carisia, moneyer. Bare head of Augustus right / Victory standing right crowning trophy, dagger and curved sword at base, P CARISI LEG. 14 mm / 1.54 g. ref: RSC 386. RIC 1a, sear5 1642 for type. ex Caseria de Roja, Spain collection. Gorgeous portrait and nice gray cabinet tone not at all evidenced in this terrible photo. #CR3418: $299 SOLD



Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As struck 7 BC, moneyer P Lurius Agrippa. His bare head left, CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT / P LVRIVS AGRIPPA IIIVIR AAAFF around large SC. 25 mm, 7.39 g. ref: RIC 428, sear5 1686, Cohen 446. Holed in antiquity to be worn as jewelry! Reddish tone. ex Los Angeles, CA collection. Rare left-facing bust! * The first coin I had that made me fall in love with ancient history so many decades ago now was an Augustus As with an ancient hole in it. The type is personally dear to my heart. #CR3365: $150 SOLD


Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As struck at Julia Traducta, Spain. Bare head of Augustus right, PERM CAES AVG / IVLIA TRAD within oak wreath. 27mm, 8.79 g. ref: RPC 99; Sear'88 #538; Sear SGI 18; Alvarez Burgos 1760; Villaronga-Benages, 3352; Cohen 151 for type. Dark olive-green patina with earthen deposits. ex Caseria de Roja, Spain collection. #CR3416: $125 SOLD


Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze semis of Colonia Patricia, Spain. Struck 19-2 BC. Bare head of Augustus left, PERM CAES AVG / Apex & simpulum, COLONIA PATRICIA. 21 mm, 4.77 g. ref: Lindgren 88, RPC 130 for type. Great portrait! Dark olive-green patina with earthen deposits. ex Caseria de Roja, Spain collection. #CR3417: $150


Nero and Augustus Caesar. Silver (billon) tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Dated Year 13 (66/67 AD). Nero, with Divus Augustus, 54-68 AD. Radiate bust of Nero left wearing aegis, NEPW KLAV KAIS SEBA GEP; L IΓ (date) before / Radiate head of Augustus right, ΘEOΣ ΣEBAΣ[T]OΣ. 24mm, 13.37 g. ref: Köln 177-80; Dattari (Savio) 184; K&G 14.100; RPC I 5294; Emmett 113.13 for type. Toned, a few light scratches. VF. Nice metal for the issue. Ex CNG. #CR3322: $450


Nero and Augustus Caesar. Silver (billon) tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Dated Year 13 (66/67 AD). Nero, with Divus Augustus, 54-68 AD. Radiate bust of Nero left wearing aegis, NEPW KLAV KAIS SEBA GEP; L IΓ (date) before / Radiate head of Augustus right, ΘEOΣ ΣEBAΣ[T]OΣ. 23.5mm, 8.19 g. ref: Köln 177-80; Dattari (Savio) 184; K&G 14.100; RPC I 5294; Emmett 113.13 for type. Porous, a few scratches. VF. Ex CNG. #CR3328: $399

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Octavian, silver denarius, struck 30-29 BC to commemorate the defeat of Marc Antony and Cleopatra at the battle of Actium! Struck just as his transition from Octavian to Augustus. Bare head of Octavian right / Octavian in quadriga facing on triumphal arch for Victory at Actium inscribed IMP CAESAR. ref: RSC 123, RIC 267, sear5 #1558. 20 mm, 3.57 g. Fantastic piece! GV0697x2: $750 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. Tiny "P" stamped to the right of his nose in ancient times. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43.21 mm, 3.71 g. Great portrait! #CR2164: SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze semis of Colonia Patricia, Spain. Struck 19-2 BC. His bare head left, PERM CAES AVG / COLONIA PATRICIA, apex & simpulum. 22 mm, 5.3 g. ref: Lindgren 88, RPC 130. Black patina. #V0370: $55 SOLD



Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. 17 mm, 3.60 g. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. #CR2184: $299 SOLD


Rare transitional type! Augustus Caesar, silver denarius struck 13-14 AD. His laureate head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Livia as Pax seated right with sceptre & branch, PONTIF MAXIM. ref: RSC 223, Sear 1630, RIC 220. The prototype of the famous "Tribute Penny" denarius of Tiberius, referred-to in the Bible. 19 mm, 3.48 g. Great portrait! #CR2179: $425 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.63 g. Nice cabinet-tone. ex-Harlan J Berk. #CR2177: $375 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Bronze dupondius issued by Caligula. Rome, 37–41 AD. DIVVS AVGVSTVS; Radiate head of Augustus left; S-C to either side / CONSENSV SENAT ET EQ ORDIN P Q R; Emperor seated left on curule chair, holding branch. 27 mm; 9.8 g. RIC 56, BMCRE 88, RCV 1811. Brassy patina, great portrait! #GV0759: $195 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, 31-37 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. ref: RIC 81, Sear 1789. 28 mm, 10.78 g. Excellent detail, chocolate-brown patina. A gem! ex-Jerusalem, Israel collection. #CR2169: $399 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, 31-37 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. 27 mm, 10.82 g. ref: RIC 81, sear5 1789. #CR2290: $325 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.68 g. Nice portrait, small surface crack on cheek. ex-Santa Barbara, CA collection. #CR2522: $325 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, 31-37 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. 27 mm, 10.07 g. ref: RIC 81, sear5 1789. #CR2312: $199 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.74 g. Excellent portrait! Deep relief, nice cabinet-tone. #CR2769: $399 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18 mm, 3.80 g. Crimped in antiquity! Bent at about a 20-degree angle. Nice cabinet-tone. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2774: $199 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. Set into custom .925 silver bezel. His laureate head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius Caesares standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43.
18 mm diameter. #CR2692: $399
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Nero and Augustus Caesar. Silver (billon) tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Year 13 = 66-67 AD. Radiate bust of Nero left wearing aegis, NEPW KLAV KAIS SEBA GEP; date LIG to left / Radiate head of Augustus right, QEOS SEBASTOS. 23x24 mm, 12.04 g. ref: Milne 251, Köln 177, RPC 5294, sear 2007. Excellent portrait of Nero! #CR2364: $325 SOLD

Augustus & Agrippa. Bronze As struck at Nemausus, Gaul, struck c. 16-10 BC. Back-to-back heads of Agrippa, wearing rostral crown and laurel wreath, and Augustus right, wearing oak wreath, IMP / Crocodile chained to palm, wreath with long ties trailing above, palm fronds below, COL NEM. 25mm, 11.95 g. ref: RPC I 523; RIC I 157. VF. ex-CNG. Nice! #CR2754: $250 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis of Philippi, Macedonia. His bare head right, AVG behind / Two colonists ploughing right with two oxen. 19.7 mm, 3.39 g. ref: RPC 1656, BMC 86-88. Very nice portrait, olive-green patina with light deposits. #CR2669: $150 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.67 g. Excellent portrait! Nice light gray tone. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2874: $375 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis of Philippi, Macedonia. His bare head right, AVG behind / Two colonists ploughing right with two oxen. 17 mm, 3.52 g. ref: RPC 1656, BMC 86-88. Choice detail! Excellent green patina. A beautiful coin! #CR2668: $150 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis of Philippi, Macedonia, set into custom .925 silver bezel. Bare head of Augustus right, AVG behind / Two colonists ploughing right with two oxen. ref: RPC 1656, BMC 86-88. 25 mm total diameter. Choice detail! Dark green patina. Great portrait! #CR2670: $250 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-AD 14. Rare silver denarius, Rome mint, struck 19-18 BC. P. Petronius Turpilianus, moneyer. Bare head right / Tarpeia standing facing, raising both hands, buried to her waist under shields; broken spear below. 19mm, 3.67 g. ref: RIC I 299; RSC 494. Good Fine, toned, porous, a few minor edge marks under tone. From the WRG Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 43 (24 September 1997), lot 1773. Rare!
In the story of the abduction of the Sabine women, Tarpeia was a Vestal Virgin who betrayed the city of Rome to the Sabines when they were attempting to rescue their wives and daughters. Her price for betraying Rome was what the Sabine soldiers wore on their left arms, meaning their gold bracelets, but the Sabines were so offended by Tarpeia's reprehensible greed and treason that they took her request literally. She met her death under the crushing weight of the soldiers’ shields. #CR2950: $525
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Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. Slabbed and certified by NGC. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18x17mm, graded Choice Fine. Excellent portrait! Gray cabinet-tone. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2921: $499 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Large bronze Diobol of Alexandria, Egypt. Dated Year 41 = 11/12 AD. Bare head of Augustus right / Nike standing left, arm raised; L-MA at sides. 25 mm, 9.84 g. ref: Milne 29, Sear5 1714, BMC 4, Dattari 28, RPC 5062. Nice light olive-green patina. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA scholastic collection. #CR2803: $175 SOLD

Ancient Celtic. "Barbarous" coin imitating a Roman coin of Augustus Caesar! Struck c. 27 BC - 14 AD during the reign of Augustus. Radiate head of Augustus left / S-C either side of large altar. Similar to ref. Sear 1789. 22 mm, 4.37 g. Coppery patina with olive-green earthen deposits. ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY; from my own personal collection! #CC2022: $150 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As struck 7 BC, moneyer P Lurius Agrippa. His bare head left, CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT / P LVRIVS AGRIPPA IIIVIR AAAFF around large SC. 26.5 mm, 11.05 g. ref: RIC 428, sear5 1686, Cohen 446. Nice portrait, redish tone. ex-De Pere, WI collection. Rare left-facing bust! #CR2909: $150 SOLD

Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. Bronze Semis struck at Julia Traducta, Spain. His bare head left, PERM CAES AVG / Apex (priest's cap) and simpulum, IVLIA TRAD. 22 mm, 4.54 g. ref: RPC 109; Burgos 1620. black patina, heavy earthen deposits. #CR2645: $85 SOLD



Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. “Divus Augustus”, bronze As, restoration issue by Titus, struck before AD 81. DIVI AVGVSTVS PATER, radiate head of Augustus left, star above / IMP T CAES AVG RESTITVIT, eagle standing facing on globe, wings spread, head right. 27 mm, 10.71 g. ref: RIC 462, RIC 462; Komnick 34.0. Dark coppery tone, better than photo. ex-Riverside County, CA private collection, purchased from Coin Galleries, NY, Jan 29, 1970. #CR3017: $325 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. Set into custom .925 silver bezel. His laureate head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius Caesares standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. Nice portrait! 19 mm diameter. #CR2863: $525
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Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD, bronze As of Caesaraugusta, Tarraconensis (Spain). Magistrates Duumvirs Cn. Domitius Ampianus and C. Vet. Lancianus. Laureate head of Augustus right, IMP AVGVSTVS TRIB POTES XX / Founder ploughing right with yoke of two oxen, CAES AVGVS CN DOM AMP C VET LANC II VIR. Big 26 mm, 8.76 g. ref: RPC 320; SNG Cop 549; Burgos 231. Very cool coin! #CR2650: $125 SOLD



Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Large bronze dupondius, “Divus” issue struck under Tiberius, c. 22-30 AD, deifying Augustus as a god. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar (Ara Providentae Augusti), PROVIDENT below. 27mm, 10.02 g. ref: RIC 81; BMC 146; Sear 1789. Good very fine, with sharp portrait. Ex Ralph van Deman Magoffin collection (1874-1942). #CR3115: $250 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19mm, 3.58 g. Dark tone, some ancient pitting and scratches under tone. Near VF. ex-Classical Numismatic Group (CNG). #CR3130: $399 SOLD

Octavian (Augustus), with Divus Julius Caesar! 27 BC-AD 14. Bronze AE20 coin, struck c. 28-27 BC, Thessalonica, Macedon. Bare head of Octavian right; ΘEΣΣAΛONIKEΩN / Laureate head of Divus Julius Caesar right, ΘEOC. ref: RPC 1554. 20 mm, 6.72 g. and thick! Dark olive-green patina, light earthen deposits. Better than photo! ex-Santa Barbara county, CA scholastic collection. A rare but affordable portrait of Julius Caesar! #CR2857: $250 SOLD

Octavian, as Augustus, silver denarius struck 27-26 BC. Set in custom .925 silver bezel. His bare head right / Shield with IMP CAESAR DIVI F around. Several ancient banker’s marks on both sides! ref: RIC 543a; RSC 126; BMC 309. CBN 1017. Total bezel diameter 26mm. Nice portrait, light gray toning. Coin ex-Lisboa, Portugal gallery. #CR3121: $499 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Silver denarius, struck c. 19-18 BC. Colonia Patricia mint. Bare head of Augustus right, AVGVSTVS CAESAR / SIGNIS RECEPTIS, round shield inscribed CL V between aquila and standard. 19mm, 3.39 g. ref: RSC 265, RIC 86a, sear5 1633. Excellent portrait! Porosity, light gray toning. ex-Santa Barbara county, CA scholastic collection. #CR2933: $350 SOLD

Octavian (later Augustus). Silver denarius struck c. 32-29 BC. Bare head of Octavian right / Mercury seated on rock playing lyre, CAESAR DIVI F. ref: RSC 61, BMC 597, RIC 257, Sear 1550. 20mm, 3.44 g. Great portrait, nice cabinet tone. ex-Inver Heights, MN collection. #CR3134: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. Set into custom .925 silver bezel. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. Bezel 28mm total diameter. Coin ex London, UK collection. #CR3114: $299 SOLD

Divus Augustus, large bronze As, struck under Titus, c. 81 AD. Set in custom .925 silver bezel. Radiate head of Augustus left, star above, DIVI AVGVSTVS PA / Eagle standing facing on globe, wings spread, head right, IMP T CAES AVG RESTITVIT. ref: RIC 462; Komnick 34.0. Bezel total diameter 31mm. Coin with stunning deep green patina, fantastic portrait! Coin ex London, UK collection. #CR3104: $399 SOLD

Provincial Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC - 14 AE. Bronze AE18 of Phrygia, Laodicea ad Lycum. Struck 5 BC. Bare head of Augustus right, ΣEBAΣTOΣ / Zeus Laodiceus standing left, holding eagle and staff, ΠOΛEMΩN ΦIΛOΠATPIΣ ΛAOΔIKEΩN. 18.4 mm, 5.33 g. ref: RPC I, 2898; SNG Lewis 1598; BMC 145-6 for type. VF. Scarce. Ex CNG. #CR3368: $225 SOLD

Divus Augustus. Died AD 14. Large bronze As, Rome mint. Struck under Tiberius, circa AD 15-16. Radiate head of Augustus left; star above, thunderbolt to left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / Female figure (Livia or Pietas) seated right, holding patera and scepter, large SC. 26mm, 10.55 g. ref: RIC I 72 for type. Good Fine, dark brown and green patina, some pitting. From the Raintree Collection. Ex CNG. #CR3286: $299 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Large bronze As, Rome mint; M. Maecilius Tullus, moneyer, struck 7 BC. Set into stunning custom .925 silver bezel. Bare head of Augustus right, CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT / Legend: M MAECILIVS TVLLVS III VIR AAA F F around large SC. Near VF. ref: RIC 435, sear5 1684, Cohen 448 for type. Reddish-brown patina. Coin ex Los Angeles, CA collection. #CR3325: $399 SOLD



Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As, struck c. 25 BC, Asia Minor mint. Bare head right, AVGVSTVS CAESAR / Large C-A within dotted circle within wreath of alternating laurel leaves and ship prows. ref: RPC I 2234; Cf. Howgego, Coinage and Military Finance: the Imperial Bronze Coinage of the Augustan East, NC 1982, Class 2b; RIC I 502 (Pergamum). 27 mm, 11.83 g. Near VF, dark greenish-brown patina, smoothing in fields. #CR2005x2: $199 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As of 7 BC. CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT, bare head right / PLVRIVS AGRIPPA IIIVIR AAAFF around large SC. ref: RIC 427. 25 mm. Holed in antiquity! Nailed to a shrine as an offering. #CR2084x2: $110
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Augustus Caesar. Copper As, Lugdunum Mint, struck c. 10 BC. His laureate head right, CAESAR PONT MAX / Altar of Lugdunum, Victory on each pedestal, ROM ET AVG below. ref: RIC 230, sear 1690. 26 mm, 7.96 g. ex-Australia collection, purchased in 1965. Great golden-reddish tone. #62851: $175 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, c. 31-37 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT in ex. ref: Cohen 228, RIC 81, sear 1789. Big 30 mm, 8.9 g. Beautiful!!! #13478x2: $325 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 2 BC - 13 AD. Silver denarius set in custom sterling silver bezel. His laureate head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE. Banker's mark under chin / Gaius & Lucius Caesares, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"). AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below. 20 mm diameter. #JN2021x2: $350 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 2 BC - 13 AD. Silver denarius set in custom sterling silver bezel. His laureate head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE. Banker's mark under chin / Gaius & Lucius Caesares, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"). AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below. 20 mm dia. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. ex-Frank Robinson, Albany, NY. Great portrait! #JN2045: $425 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, 31-37 AD. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER, radiate head of Augustus left / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. ref: RIC 81, sear5 1789. 27 mm, 9.52 g. Nice portrait! Reddish-copper tone. #86235: $275 SOLD

Octavian (later named Augustus Caesar). Silver denarius, struck 42 BC. Mint traveling with Octavian. Bare head of Octavian right, CAESAR III VIR R P C / Legend "CAESAR DIC PER " inscribed on curule chair upon which rests a wreath. Cr497/2a; Syd 1322, RCV 1536. Great portrait! Good cabinet tone, an all-around fantastic coin. 19.7 mm, 3.76 g. #GV0814: $475 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.73 g. Beautiful coin, great portrait! #CR2352: $399 SOLD

Octavian (later known as Augustus). Silver denarius, Italian mint, struck c. 30-29 BC. Bare head of Octavian right / IMP CAESAR, on architrave of the Curia Julia (Roman Senate House); Victory on globe at apex of pediment, warriors at sides. 19.7 mm, 3.15 g. ref: RIC 266; RSC 122, Sear 1557. Fine, lightly toned, bankers' marks, test cut on edge. Bad, washed-out photo, my apologies. The Curia Julia was officially dedicated on 28 August, 29 BC, and still stands in the Roman Forum. Rare! #NAV116: $299 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC - 14 AD. Silver denarius, struck 19-18 BC. His bare head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS / Tarpeia facing, buried to waist in shields, R TVRPILIANVS III VIR. 19 mm, 3.57 g. ref: RSC 494, BMC 29, RIC 299, sear5 1639. Small banker's marks. Holed in antiquity! Ex-Swiss private collection. #CR2412: $375 SOLD



Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 20.5 mm, 3.50 g. Nice silver tone (not yellow like this photo). ex- Ciudad Eterna, Spain. #CR2541: $325 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, 31-37 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. ref: RIC 81, sear5 1789. 27 mm, 9.50 g. #CR2041x2: $250 SOLD

Augustus & Agrippa. Bronze Dupondius. Nemausus Mint, Gaul, struck 20-10 BC. Back-to-back heads of Agrippa, wearing rostral crown, & Augustus, bare, IMP DIVI F / Crocodile chained to palm, wreath with long ties trailing above, COL NEM. 25.5 mm, 12.37 g. ref: Cohen 7, RPC 523, RIC 155. Great portraits! #CR2434: $250 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis of Philippi, Macedonia, set into custom .925 silver bezel. Bare head of Augustus right, AVG behind / Two colonists ploughing right with two oxen. ref: RPC 1656, BMC 86-88. 25 mm total diameter. Excellent green patina. Nice portrait! #CR2672: $250 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. Set into custom .925 silver bezel. His laureate head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius Caesares standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. Coin with bright surfaces, much nicer than this very dark photo suggests. 20 mm diameter. #CR2773: $350 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Large bronze diobol, struck at Alexandria, Egypt. Date Year 41 (11-12 AD). Laureate head of Augustus right / Oak-wreath with date LMA within. ref: RPC 5061, Milne 31. Coin with great detail, olive-green patina. Set into stunning custom .925 silver bezel, total diameter 3 cm (1 3/16"). Coin ex-Santa Barbara county, CA collection. #CR2802: $399 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Large bronze AE24 Diobol of Alexandria, Egypt. Struck Year 41 = 11/12 AD, Laureate head of Augustus right / Nike standing left, L MA at sides. 24 mm, 8.01 g. ref: Milne 29, sear5 1714, BMC 4, Dattari 28, RPC 5062. Gorgeous olive-green to chocolate-brown patina, incredible portrait! #CR2789: $250 SOLD



Provincial Rome. Augustus with Rhoemetalkes I, c. 11 BC-12 AD. kingdom of Thrace, bronze AE19 coin. Bare head of Augustus right, KAISAPOS SEBASTOY / Diademed head of Rhoemetalkes I right, BASILEWS POIMHTALKOY. 19.8 mm, 4.38 g. ref: RPC 1718; Youroukova 194-200; SNG Cop 1192. aVF, olive patina, some roughness. Ex-CNG. #CR2690: $150 SOLD

Octavian. Silver Quinarius. Italian mint, struck 29-27 BC. His bare head right, CAESAR IMP VII / Victory standing left on cista mystica between two erect serpents, ASIA RECEPTA. 13.5 mm, 1.78 g. ref: BMCRE 647, RSC 14. Nice portrait! Rare! #CR2507: $225 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18 mm, 2.96 g. Expertly repaired from 2 pieces. ex-Mentor, OH collection. #CR2882: $150 SOLD

Augustus & Agrippa. Large bronze Dupondius. Nemausus Mint, Gaul, struck 20-10 BC. Back-to-back heads of Agrippa, wearing rostral crown, & Augustus, bare, IMP DIVI F / Crocodile chained to palm, wreath with long ties trailing above, COL NEM. Large 28 mm, 11.71 g. ref: Cohen 7, RPC 523, RIC 157. Great portraits, dark patina. ex-Kunker Numismatics, Germany. #CR2667: $225 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 20 mm, 3.79 g. Excellent portrait! High-relief detail, lustrous surfaces. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA coll. #CR2922: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18.5 mm, 3.30 g. Excellent portrait! Nice cabinet-tone. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2927: $425 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.72 g. Excellent portrait! Nice light gray toning. Interesting ancient graffito scratched vertically on the obverse! Likely an ancient Roman citizen's personal name. ex-Washington State collection. #CR2911: $450 SOLD

#CR3005: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 17 mm, 3.20 g. Rough, but regognizeable detail. Indeed better than this photo allows. ex-De Père, WI collection. A budget example! #CR3007: $150 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Silver denarius, Lyons mint, struck 15-13 BC. His bare head right, AVGVSTUS DIVI F / Bull butting right, IMP X. 20mm, 3.67 g. ref: RIC 167a, sear5 1610, RSC 137. Choice detail, lovely gray toning. ex-Savoca Numismatics. Fantastic! #CR2913: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19mm, 3.50 g. Great portrait! Silvery tone with some slightly darker areas. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. Much better in-hand. #CR2935: $425 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis of Philippi, Macedonia, set into custom .925 silver bezel. Bare head of Augustus right, AVG behind / Two colonists ploughing right with two oxen. ref: RPC 1656, BMC 86-88. 26 mm total diameter. Choice detail! Excellent green patina. A beautiful coin!
#CR2675: $350
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Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18mm, 3.71 g. Incredible portrait! Nice surfaces, silvery tone. ex Lahnstein, Germany collection. #CR3127: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19mm, 3.74 g. Very Fine. Incredible portrait! ex Stephen Album. #CR3174: $450 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Large bronze As, Rome mint, struck 4 BC. Bare head of Augustus left, IMP CAESAR DIVI F AVGVSTVS IMP XX / Large SC, PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POT XXXIIII around. ref: RIC 471, RCV 1689. Very fine. 28mm, 10.66 g. Dark coppery tone. Gorgeous portrait! Ex Numismatik Naumann, Germany. #CR3231: $425 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. 19mm, 2.30 g.
ref: RIC I 207; Lyon 82; RSC 43. Crystallized and chipped, but a decent portrait. ex De Pere, WI collection. A budget example! #CR3217: $225
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Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19mm, 3.48 g. Nice high-relief portrait. ex-Los Angeles, CA collection. #CR3040: $399 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius and Lucius Caesar, on left and right, standing facing, each togate and resting a hand on one of two shields set on ground between them; behind the shields, two spears; above, on left, a lituus right, and on right, a simpulum left; X below them, AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: RIC I 212; Lyon 86; RSC 43d. 17mm, 3.26 g. Lightly toned. VF. An absolutely gorgeous example, and a scarcer variant. From the Raintree Collection. Ex CNG. #CR3287: $575 SOLD

Nero and Augustus Caesar. Silver (billon) tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Year 13 = 66-67 AD. Radiate bust of Nero left wearing aegis, NEPW KLAV KAIS SEBA GEP; date LIG to left / Radiate head of Augustus right, QEOS SEBASTOS. 25 mm, 11.84 g. ref: Milne 251, Köln 177, RPC 5294, sear 2007. Very nice detail, good surfaces. #CR2363: $325 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD, bronze As of Caesaraugusta, Tarraconensis (Spain). Magistrates Duumvirs Cn. Domitius Ampianus and C. Vet. Lancianus. Laureate head of Augustus right, IMP AVGVSTVS TRIB POTES XX / Founder ploughing right with yoke of two oxen, CAES AVGVS CN DOM AMP C VET LANC II VIR. Big 26 mm, 8.76 g. ref: RPC 320; SNG Cop 549; Burgos 231. Very cool coin! #CR2650: $125 SOLD



Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. 18mm, 3.59 g. ref: RIC I 207; Lyon 82; RSC 43. Toned with some find patina remaining, light scratches and marks. A beauty! Good Fine. Ex CNG. #CR3345: $475 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19mm, 3.69 g. Great portrait! Ex Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR3289: $475 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19mm, 3.69 g. Nice portrait. Ex Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR3290: $425 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19mm, 3.44 g. Well-worn but still with nice portrait, bright silvery tone. ex-Matthew Jamgochian collection, Glendale, CA, purchased 2005. #CR3046: $350 SOLD


Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18 mm, 3.67 g. Nice inscription. #CR2067: $350 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 20 mm, 3.69 g. #CR2091: $350 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19.5 mm, 3.77 g. Excellent portrait! #CR2066: $350 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18 mm, 3.86 g. #CR2068: $325 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 20 mm, 3.74 g. #CR2069: $325 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 20 mm, 3.81 g. Excellent cabinet-tone. ex-Worldwide Treasure Bureau. Excellent! #CR2170: $399 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18.5 mm, 3.67 g. #CR2168: $299 SOLD

Divus Augustus, bronze As, struck 34-37 AD by Tiberius. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER, bare head pf Augustus lt. / winged thunderbolt between S-C. ref: RIC 83, sear5 1791, Cohen 249. Extremely nice portrait! Gorgeous chocolate-brown patina. 27 mm, 10.52 g. Ex-Frank S. Robinson collection. #fsr1119: $285 SOLD

Augustus & Agrippa. Bronze Dupondius. Nemausus Mint, 20-10 BC. Back-to-back heads of Agrippa, wearing rostral crown, & Augustus, bare, IMP DIVI F / Crocodile chained to palm, wreath with long ties trailing above, COL NEM. 25x27 mm, 12.32 g. ref: Cohen 7, RPC 523. #CR2199: $125 SOLD

Augustus & Agrippa. Bronze Dupondius. Nemausus Mint, 20-10 BC. Back-to-back heads of Agrippa, wearing rostral crown, & Augustus, bare, IMP DIVI F / Crocodile chained to palm, wreath with long ties trailing above, COL NEM. 27 mm, 12.36 g. ref: Cohen 7, RPC 523. Fantastic portrait! #CR2198: $250 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18 mm, 3.47 g. #78527: $299 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 17x18 mm, 3.66 g. Great portrait! Sharp detail, some dark areas on/around face. ex-Santa Barbara, CA collection. #CR2515: $375 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.70 g. Small banker's mark. Beautiful coin, great portrait! ex-Gitbud & Naumann numismatics, Germany.
#CR2534: $399
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Octavian (later known as Augustus), 44-27 BC. Silver denarius. Italian (Rome) mint, struck 30-29 BC. His bare head right / Roman Senate House (Curia Julia), porch supported by four short columns, statue of Victory on globe surmounting apex of roof, statues of standing figures at the extremities of the architrave, IMP - CAESAR. 21 mm, 3.52 g. ref: RIC 266; RSC 122; CRI 421. Banker's mark, light scratches. Fantastic portrait! #CR2501: $399 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis of Philippi, Macedonia. His bare head right, AVG behind / Two colonists ploughing right with two oxen. 17 mm, 3.52 g. ref: RPC 1656, BMC 86-88. Incredible detail! Small ancient scratch on cheek, edge cracked. Superb green patina! #CR2676: $150 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19x16 mm, 3.21 g. ex-Madrid, Sain dealer. #CR2812: $275 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.53 g. Good detail, light earthen deposits. (Photo a bit dark). ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2764: $299 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis of Philippi, Macedonia, set into custom .925 silver bezel. Bare head of Augustus right, AVG behind / Two colonists ploughing right with two oxen. ref: RPC 1656, BMC 86-88. 26 mm total diameter. Choice detail! Excellent green patina. A beautiful coin!
#CR2674: $350
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Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.61 g. Nice portrait! ex-Mentor, OH collection. #CR2881: $375 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19.5 mm, 3.71 g. Choice detail! ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2878: $425 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19.5 mm, 3.64 g. Excellent portrait! Nice cabinet-tone (Photo a bit dark). ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2763: $375 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm, 3.54 g. Great portrait! Nice gray cabinet-tone. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2924: $425 SOLD

Provincial Rome. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze Semis of Macedon, Philippi. VIC AVG, Nike standing left on globe, holding wreath and palm / Three military standards, COHOR PRAE PHIL. 19mm, 4.25 g. ref: SNG ANS 677; SNG Copenhagen 305, BMC 23, SGI 32, RPC 1651. Brown patina. Ex-Los Angeles, CA collection. #GV0369: $65 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18mm, 3.25 g. Excellent portrait! Light silver tone. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2918: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: ref: RIC 207; RSC 43; BMC 519. 18 mm, 3.66 g. Fine, toned, a few marks. ex-New Jersey collection. #CR2994: $350 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 20.5 mm, 3.77 g. Nice portrait! Dark maroon cabinet-tone (Photo a bit light). ex-Savoca Coins. #CR2979: $425 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18 mm, 3.55 g. Nice portrait, grayish cabinet-tone. ex-Santa Barbara County, CA collection. #CR2917: $399 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Silver denarius, struck after 27 BC. Probably Gaul mint. Laureate head of Augustus right / AVGVSTVS beneath capricorn leaping right, nothing between its front legs, star above. 18 mm, 3.23 g. ref: RIC 542; Giard 1011 (Paris). Lightly toned, nice portrait. Rare type! #CR2790: $250 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 20mm, 3.68g. Dark tone, a few ancient scratches on obverse under tone, light deposits. VF. Much nicer in hand than photo allows! ex-Classical Numismatic Group (CNG). #CR3129: $399 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: RIC I 207; Lyon 82; RSC 43. 18mm, 3.82 g. Toned, light deposits. VF. ex-CNG. #CR3209: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18mm, 3.58 g. Nice portrait! Ex. James Podolski, CT. #CR3227: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. Very fine. 19mm, 3.73 g. Ex Numismatik Naumann, Germany. #CR3230: $399 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18mm, 3.54 g. Incredible portrait! Lovely bright silver tone. ex Santa Barbara County, CA scholastic collection. #CR3119: $450 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 20mm, 3.83 g. Excellent portrait, great surfaces. A truly lovely coin, this photo does no justice. ex Santa Barbara County, CA scholastic collection. #CR3120: $499 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, silver denarius. Lyons mint, struck 2 BC - 13 AD. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 18.5 mm, 2.94 g. ex Santa Barbara County, CA scholastic collection. #CR3141: $250 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Large bronze As, Rome mint; C. Cassius Celer, moneyer, struck 16 BC. Bare head of Augustus right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRINVNIC POTEST / Legend C CASSIVS CELER IIIVIR AAAFF around large SC. Near VF. 25mm, 9.41 g. ref: Cohen 409, RIC I 376 for type. Green-brown and red-brown patina, areas of minor smoothing and weak strike. Ex CNG. Fabulous portrait! There is no ding on his chin, that was fuzz! #CR3282: $375 SOLD

Roman Provincial. Augustus Caesar, 27 BC - 14 AD. Bronze Semis struck at Antioch, Seleucis and Pieria. Dated year 27 of the Actian Era (5/4 BC). His laureate head right, KAIΣAPI ΣEBAΣTΩ APXIEREI / APXIE/PATIKON/ANTIO/XEIΣ/ZK (date) in five lines within archieratic wreath. 21mm, 9.01 g. ref: McAlee 202; RPC I 4251 for type. Dark patina, small scratch on obverse. VF. Ex CNG. #CR3321: $350 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, c. 22-30 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. 28 mm, 9.62 g. ref: RIC I 81. Dark glossy green patina, nice detail. Ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY. #CR2929: $250 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, c. 22-30 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. 27.5 mm, 10.42 g. ref: RIC I 81. Near Fine, brown surfaces, coppery highlights, a few scratches on obverse. Great portrait. ex-CNG. Nicer than photo! #CR2529: $275 SOLD

Divus Augustus, HUGE bronze dupondius, struck under Caligula,
37-41 AD. Deifying Augustus as a god. Radiate head of Divus Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS S-C / Laureate & togate statue of Gaius Caligula seated left on curule chair, holding branch, CONSENSV SENAT ET EQ ORDIN P Q R. Huge 29 mm, 14.81 grams and very thick! ref: RIC 56[caligula], sear5 1811, Cohen 87. Nice detail, great reddish-green patina. Ex Pete Nash, Florida Collection. #CR2809: $250
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