OCTAVIAN / AUGUSTUS SILVER DENARIUS – ATTRACTIVE ARCHITECTURAL TYPE DEPICTING THE CURIA JULIA – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERATORIAL COIN OF THE TWELVE CAESARS (Inv. 14408)
ROMAN IMPERATORIAL. OCTAVIAN / AUGUSTUS, 27 BC-14 AD.
Silver Denarius, 3.76 g., 21 mm., struck at an Italian mint, ca. 29 BC.
Obv. Head of Octavian right.
Rev. IMP CAESAR on architrave of Curia Julia (Roman Senate House), with acroterial figures and pedimental decoration shown.
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, light gray toning, a very attractive specimen depicting a famous architectural type, the Roman Senate house, showing the architectural decoration on the roof in great detail.