|ROMAN IMPERATORIAL SILVER DENARIUS OF OCTAVIAN, LATER THE EMPEROR AUGUSTUS
Octavian, silver denarius.
Diameter: 19 mm.; Weight: 3.53 grams
Rome(?) mint, struck autumn 30-summer 29 BC
Obverse: Bare head of Octavian (later Augustus) left.
Reverse: Military trophy composed of helmet, cuirass, shield, and crossed spears set on prow of galley right; crossed rudder and anchor at base.
Very fine condition.
Ex American private collection.
Reference: D. Sear, et al. Roman Silver Coins. 5 Vols. London. 1978-1987. No. 120.