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594498
594498.

Civil War. AD 68-69. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.39 g, 6h). Augustus, with Divus Julius type. Uncertain mint in Spain or Gaul. Struck 3 April-late June AD 68. CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head right / DIVVS IVLIVS across field, Sidus Iulium: eight-rayed comet with tail upwards. RIC I 92; AM A10; RSC 98 (Augustus); Mairat 146.6 (this coin); BMCRE 49 =Nicolas, Néron A8. Lighlty toned, slightly granular surfaces. Good VF. Struck on a full flan. Very rare.


Ex Dipl.-Ing Christian Gollnow Collection, purchased from Paul-Francis Jacquier, September 1992.