|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.