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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 846. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $675. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AUGUSTUS. 27 BC-14 AD. AR Denarius (3.90 gm). North(?) Peloponnesian mint. Struck circa 21 BC. AVGVSTVS, bare head right / IOVI OLV across field, facade of hexastyle temple of Olympian Jupiter on three-tiered base; round shield in pediment, palmettes on apices. RIC I 472; C. H. V. Sutherland, "L'Attribution des deniers augustéens aux types du 'temple', de la 'couronne' et du 'jeune taureau'," RN 1974, pg. 51 (O9/R7); BMCRE 666; BN 938; RSC 182. EF, two minor points of porosity in right obverse field. A die combination unknown to Sutherland. ($1000)