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Roman silver tetradrachm of Augustus
ROMAN SILVER TETRADRACHM OF AUGUSTUS, REIGNED 27 BC-AD 14

Augustus, silver tetradrachm
Antioch mint, dated 2/1 BC
Diameter: 26 mm.; Weight: 15.20 grams

Obverse: Laureate head of Augustus right.

Reverse: Fortuna seated right on rocky outcropping, holding palm frond; below, half-length figure of river-god Orontes swimming right.

Very fine condition.

Reference: R. McAlee. The Coins of Roman Antioch. Lancaster, PA. 2007. No. 185.

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