BRASS QUADRANS OF AUGUSTUS, LUGDUNUM, 10 BC.

BRASS QUADRANS OF AUGUSTUS, LUGDUNUM, 10 BC.

195.00

Obverse: IMP CAESAR, Laureate head of Augustus facing right.

Reverse: AVGVSTVS, Eagle standing facing, head left, wings spread.

RIC: 227. Sear: 1707. BMCRE: 561. [Lugdunum, 10 BC].

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.7 g.

A scarce brass quadrans from Augustus' Lugdunese series. The obverse in near mint condition with a beautiful chocolate patina. The reverse with an iconic depiction of an Imperial eagle. Struck in Lugdunum, (modern day Lyon), in 10 BC, interestingly the same year that the future emperor Claudius was born in that city.

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