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eAuction #73

Lot 98. Augustus fourré Denarius, L. Aquillius Florus

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Augustus fourré Denarius, L. Aquillius Florus

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Current bid: CHF 240.00 (7 bids)
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eAuction #73, Lot 98. Estimate: CHF 150.00

Augustus (27 BC-14 AD). Fourré Denarius (19 mm, 2.73 g), (Rome), 19/18 BC or later. L. Aquillius Florus, moneyer.
Obv. L AQVILLIVS FLORVS III VIR, Radiate head of Sol to right.
Rev. CAESAR AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE, Bare-headed Parthian kneeling right, holding signum.
Cf. RIC 304; BMC 40.

Fourré. Lovely iridiscent toning and good very fine.

The coin is struck in commemoration of the recovery of the standards lost in 54 BC by Crassus to the Parthians in the battle of Carrhae.