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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 642

The Triumvirs. Octavian. 28 BC. AR Denarius (20mm, 3.88 g, 6h). Uncertain mint, perhaps in Cyrenaica(?).


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 642.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Roman Republican, Silver

Sold For $ 14 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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The Triumvirs. Octavian. 28 BC. AR Denarius (20mm, 3.88 g, 6h). Uncertain mint, perhaps in Cyrenaica(?). Bare head right; lituus behind; CAESAR to left, COS • VI to right / Crocodile standing right with jaws open; AEGVPTO above, CAPTA below. CRI 430; RIC I 275a; RSC 2; BMCRR East 243-4; RBW –. Attractive iridescent tone, a few light marks. Good VF. Well centered. Rare. A beautiful coin in hand.

From the collection of Professor David R. Beatty, C.M., O.B.E. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 51 (5 March 2009), lot 140.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.