OCTAVIAN, with DIVUS JULIUS CAESAR.
|Sale: CNG 70, Lot: 715. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2005.
Sold For $535. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
38 BC. Æ Sestertius or Dupondius (21.86 g, 10h). Southern Italian(?) mint. Bare head of Octavian right, wearing slight beard / Head of Divus Julius right, wearing wreath. Crawford 535/1; RPC I 620; CRI 308; Sydenham 1335; Cohen 3 (Julius Caesar). Near VF, green patina with traces of black and brick-red, minor areas of roughness. ($300)From the John F. Sullivan Collection.