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OCTAVIAN AND JULIUS CAESAR AE16 – ISSUE FROM THESSALONICA HONORING THE DEIFICATION OF CAESAR – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED ROMAN PROVINCIAL IMPERIAL COIN OF THE TWELVE CAESARS (Inv. 12461)

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ROMAN EMPIRE. PROVINCIAL ISSUE OF THESSALONICA, MACEDON, UNDER OCTAVIAN AND HONORING JULIUS CAESAR, ca. 28-27 BC>
Bronze AE16, 3.07 g., 16 mm, minted under Menophanes, magistrate, and Aviola, proconsul, circa 37-38
Obv. ΘΕΟΣ, ;aureate head of Julius Caesar right.
Rev. ΘΕΣΣ-Α-ΛΟΝΙΚΕΩΝ, head of Octavian right.
RPC I 1554.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, an issue honoring the deification of Julius Caesar and labeling him “ΘΕΟΣ” (God).