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    Phenomenal Augustus Portrait

    Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). AR denarius (18mm, 3.76 gm, 6h). NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 4/5. Uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia?), ca. 19 BC. AVGVSTVS-CAESAR, bare head of Augustus left / IOV-TON, hexastyle temple set on podium of three steps; Jupiter standing facing within, head left, thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in left. RIC I 64.

    The reverse probably shows the temple near the Capitol that Augustus dedicated to Jupiter Tonans, after his escape from lightning in 22 BC during the Cantabrian campaign.


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    September, 2019
    5th-9th Thursday-Monday
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