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.

Obverse Description

Bare head of Augustus facing right; around, CAESA[RI AVGVS]TO

Reverse Description

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]

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