Octavian AR Denarius, Very Fine, 30 - 27 B.C.E.

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OCTAVIAN AR DENARIUS - "FOUNDERS COIN"

RIC 272, RSC 117, Very Fine, 19.6mm, 3.99 grams, Struck Circa 29 - 27 B.C.E.

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo of Actium to right  

Reverse: Octavian, veiled and in priestly robes, plowing with team of oxen to right

Attractive early Octavian (Augustus) denarius, commemorating the founding of the city Nicopolis in Epiros.