Silver Denarius of Augustus struck in 18 BC, Ancient Roman Empire. Minted by Spain, Uncertain Mint 2 (perhaps Colonia Patricia). At that time Spain was occupied by four legions who required payment in gold and silver coins.
Bare head of Augustus facing right; around, CAESA[RI AVGVS]TO
A triumphal chariot within a domed tetrastyle temple, the shaft is up and the chariot contains an aquila, four miniature horses to left of shaft; in field, S . P . Q [. R]
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
27 BC-14 AD
Type of item
3.692 g (Weight)
1984 revised RIC. 119 (1920 edition RIC.292)
[Book] Sutherland, C.H.V. 1984. The Roman Imperial Coinage. I., 49 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.