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Unpublished Head Left

Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 853. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008. 
Sold For $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius (3.76 g, 6h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck 8 BC. AVGVSTVS DIVI • F, laureate head left / C • CAES above, AVGVS • F in exergue, Caius Caesar on horseback, galloping right, holding sword in left hand and reins in right; behind him, an aquila between two signa. RIC I 199 var. (head right); RSC 40 var. (same); BMCRE 500-2 = BMCRR Gaul 223-5 var. (same); BN 1461, 1463-5, and 1469 var. (same). VF, lightly toned. Apparently unpublished with head left.