AUGUSTUS SILVER DENARIUS – STANDARDS RECOVERED ISSUE WITH MARS – MULTICOLORED MARVEL CHOICE XF NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN OF THE 12 CAESARS (Inv. 17769)

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ROMAN EMPIRE. AUGUSTUS, 27 BC-14 AD.
Silver Denarius, 3.78 g, 19 mm. Issue of a Spanish mint, perhaps Emerita in 19/18 BC.
Obv. CAESAR AVGVSTVS, head of Augustus right.
Rev. SIGNIS RECEPTIS, Mars, standing left and looking right, holding aquila and standard.
RIC I rev, 82a; BMC, 414.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 2/5, “scratches,” with superb multicolored iridescence. The reverse type refers to Augustus’ great political victory through which he obtained the return of Crassus’ lost standards from the Parthians.

 

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