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CAESAR, bare head right.
AVGVSTVS in laurel wreath.
AUGUSTUS AE 26mm 'as', struck at Antioch. CAESAR, bare head right. Reverse - AVGVSTVS in laurel wreath. RPC 4100. Scarce. 25mm, 9.6g.
ASIA. Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Æ 25mm (10.84 g). Ephesus mint. Struck circa 25 BC. are head right / AVGVSTVS within wreath. RIC I 486; RPC I 2235. VF, grey-green patina, light smoothing.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group E74, lot 53.
If the "G" in "AVGVSTVS" has a tail, it is from Syria, Antioch (RPC I 4100). But if the "G" does not have a tail, it is not from Syria (RPC I 2235). This info is per Richard McAlee's reference on Antiochene coinage, p. 116.
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