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    Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). AR denarius (18mm, 3.30 gm, 4h). NGC Fine 4/5 - 3/5. L. Mescinius Rufus, moneyer, 16 BC. SC OB RP CVM SALVT IMP CAESAR AVGVS CONS, three-quarters facing bust of Augustus on round shield within laurel wreath / L MESCINIVS-RVFVS III VIR, statue of Mars holding spear and parazonium, standing on cippus inscribed SPQR V P / S PR S ET / RED AVG in three lines. RIC I 356. Extremely Rare.

    From the Morris Collection.

    Only 12-18 examples of this denarius are known and most are in modest grades.


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    August
    12th Monday
    Auction Dates
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