Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) Gold Aureus
Lugdunum mint, (Lyon). Struck 8 BC.
Obverse: AVGVSTVS DIVI F, Laureate head of Augustus facing right
Reverse: C • CAES, AVGVS • F, Caius Caesar galloping to the right, holding spear and shield in left hand, reins in right; behind, aquila between two signa.
RIC I 198; Lyon 68; Calicó 174a; BMCRE 498
7.7 grams, 20 mm in diameter.
Very Fine, struck on a large full round flan, with a decent portrait for this early type scarce aureus.
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