A wonderful dupondius of Divus Augustus pedigreed to 1922
Lot 229
Divus Augustus, died AD 14. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 16.39 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• Gaius, togate, seated to left on curule chair, holding olive branch in his right hand and globe in his left. BMC 88. Cohen 87. RIC 56. A splendid piece with a wonderful deep green patina. Light deposits and with small spots of corrosion, otherwise, extremely fine.


Ex Hess-Divo 339, 22 October 2020, 84 (but without further pedigree) and from the collection of M. P. Vautier & Prof. M. Collignon, Naville II, 12-14 June 1922, 95.
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5000 CHF
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