Divus Augustus, died AD 14. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 26.98 g, 6 h), struck under Tiberius, Rome, 22-23. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER Divus Augustus, radiate and draped, but with chest bare, seated left on throne, holding laurel branch in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, altar. Rev. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AGVST P M TR POT XXIIII around large S C. BMC 74 (Tiberius). BN 50 (Tiberius). Cohen 309. RIC 49 (Tiberius). Slightly rough but attractive dark brown and green patina. Some roughness and traces of cleaning, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF