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Civil War. AD 68-69. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.35 g, 4h). Augustus, with Divus Julius type. Uncertain mint in Spain or Gaul. Struck 3 April-late June AD 68. CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head of Augustus right / DIVVS IVLIVS across field, Sidus Iulium: eight-rayed comet with tail upwards. RIC I 92; AM A10; RSC 98 (Augustus); Mairat 146.1 (this coin); BMCRE 49 =Nicolas, Néron A8. Lightly toned; a few minor marks, obverse slightly off-center. Good VF. Extremely rare.

Ex Christian Gollnow Collection, privately acquired from Yves Gunzenreiner in March 2014.