OCTAVIAN ( AUGUSTUS ) SILVER CISTOPHORUS – ISSUE COMMEMORATING END OF CIVIL WAR WITH ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA – FINE NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERATORIAL COIN (Inv. 16693)
ROMAN EMPIRE. OCTAVIAN ( AUGUSTUS ), 27 BC-AD 14.
Silver Cistophorus, 11.07 g, 26 mm. Issue of Ephesus, ca. 28 BC.
Obv. IMP CAESAR DIVI F COS LIBERTATIS P R VINDEX, laureate head of Octavian right.
Rev. PAX, Pax standing left with caduceus, snake emerging from cista in right field, all within laurel wreath.
RIC I,rev, 476, RPC 2203.
NGC graded FINE, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, a remarkable type where Octavian commemorates his victory in the Civil War with Antony and Cleopatra.