AUGUSTUS SILVER CISTOPHORUS

AUGUSTUS SILVER CISTOPHORUS

Code: 10431

£995.00
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Octavian, as Augustus 27 BC – 14 AD 
Silver Cistophoric tetradrachm (= 3 denarii)
Ephesus mint 27-26 BC
Obverse: IMP·CAESAR, Bare head facing right, lituus before. 
Reverse: AVGVSTVS, Capricorn moving to right, with its head turned back to left with cornucopiae; all within a laurel wreath tied at the bottom. 
RPC 2213.
11.4 grams, 26 mm x 28 mm. 
Practically very fine, struck on good metal with a pleasing light tone.