Divus Augustus, died AD 14. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 15.73 g, 7 h), Rome, struck under Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. DIVVS•AVGVSTVS / S - C Radiate head of Divus Augustus to left. Rev. CONSENSV SENAT•ET•EQ•ORDIN•P•Q•R• Augustus (?), togate, seated left on curule chair, holding olive branch in his right hand and globe in his left. BMC 88. Cohen 87. RIC 56. A beautiful example with a wonderful portrait. Somewhat smoothed, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the collection of Richard Wiegand, ex Triton XX, 10-11 January 2017, 644, Ars Classica XVI, 3 July 1933, 1587 (expertly cleaned since), and from the M.P. Vautier & Prof. M. Collignon Collection, Naville II, 12-14 June 1922, 96.