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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 477

Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.83 g, 6h). Uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia?). Struck 19-18 BC.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 477.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Roman Imperial, Silver

Estimate: $ 2 000

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Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.83 g, 6h). Uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia?). Struck 19-18 BC. Bare head right / OB CIVIS above, SERVATOS below, round shield inscribed S • P • Q • R/ CL • V in two lines within oak wreath. RIC I 79a; RSC 215. Lustrous, some faint hairlines on obverse. EF.

Ex Heritage 3030 (5 January 2014), lot 23919.

The reverse of this attractive denarius depicts both the Clippus Virtutis, or "shield of Valor," and the Corona Civica, or "Civic Crown," both voted by the Senate to honor Augustus as the savior of the state.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 19 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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