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    Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). AR brockage denarius (3.59 gm). Lugdunum, 2 BC - AD 4. Laureate head of Augustus right / As obverse, incuse and reversed. Cf. RIC 207-210 (Gaius and Lucius). Rare and interesting! NGC VF 3/5 - 5/5, brockage.

    A brockage is a mint error that occurs when a coin becomes stuck in the obverse or reverse die, thus becoming the corresponding "die" for the next coin struck. The result is a coin with one side in proper relief, but the other side bearing the identical image, only reversed and incuse.


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    June, 2016
    23rd Thursday
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