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Coin ID #1837

Pergamon (BC 19-18) Aureus - Augustus

Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AV Aureus (8.03g). Pergamum mint, struck 19-18 BC. AVGVSTVS, bare head right / Sphinx, with wings raised, seated left. Very rare and unusually well-preserved for this issue. Minor marks on obverse and a light scratch on reverse, otherwise EF. Ex CNG 36 (1995), lot 2343.

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City/Mint name:Pergamon
Rating (35 votes):22222
Keywords:gold / roman
References:Bahrfeldt 141; RIC 511; BMC 682 (sphinx R); C 334; CBN 911 (these dies); Vagi 259; Calico 157
Valuation:NAC Auc. 24 (12/2002), lot 13 (CHF 28,000 ($19,027) + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Numismatika Ars Classica -
Filesize:37 KiB
Date added:Jun 06, 2005
Dimensions:726 x 355 pixels
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