Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Roman Republic coin of Octavian
Aureus (gold)
Mint: Cisalpine Gaul, 43 BCE
Diam: 20 mm; Weight: 8.07 gr; Axis: 5
Collection of David and Cindy Sofer, London
Accession number: 2010.22/2
 
 
Obverse: Bust of Octavian facing right, surrounded by Latin inscription: C. CAESAR. COS. PONT. AVG
Reverse: Bust of Julius Caesar, laureate and facing right, surrounded by Latin inscription: C. CAESAR. DICT. PERP. PONT. MAX


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir