|Numismatica Ars Classica > Auction 72||Auction date: 16 May 2013|
|Lot number: 559|
The Roman Empire
Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD
Bronze, Tingi Mauretaniae circa 27 BC, 11.85 g. AVGVST Bare head r.; all within wreath. Rev. ALLIENVS [II VIR] Facing head of Baal flanked by two branches. SNG Copenhagen 740. FITA pl. VI, 11. Amandry, Mélanges Bastien, p. 9, 1 and pl. I, V.1. RPC 862.
Of the highest rarity, apparently the second specimen known and the
only one in private hands, light green patina and very fine
Ex DNW sale 27 September 2007, 2319.
Estimate: 3000 CHF