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Fascist Commemoration of Augustus

430, Lot: 484. Estimate $100.
Sold for $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ITALY, Regno d'Italia. Vittorio Emanuele III. 1900-1946. Cast Æ Medal (52mm, 70.10 g, 12h). On the 2000th Anniversary of the Birth of Augustus. By Giuseppe Romagnoli. Dated year 15 of the Fascist Era (1937). Laureate bust of the Divus Augustus right; to right, capricorn right / Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory standing on globe, and spear; shield behind; to left, Pax, aquilifer, and lictor standing right; behind. entrance to the Domus Livia, decorated with laurel trees and engraved clippeus (presented to Augustus on the return of the standards in 19 BC). See V.L. Nummus 3. e-Live (14 February 2016), lot 970 (for an example in silver). EF.