Lotto 428:
Augustus (27 BC-14 AD). AR Denarius, Lugdunum mint, 11-10 BC. Obv. AVGVSTVS DIVI F. Laureate head right. Rev. Apollo Citharoedus standing right, holding plectrum and lyre; IMP - •XII across field; ACT (partly off flan) below. RIC I (2nd ed.) 193a. AR. 3.82 g. 18.00 mm. R. Sound metal. A superb portrait. Bright and lightly toned, with iridescent hues. VF. This reverse type refers to the battle of Actium, off the western coast of Greece, when Roman leader Octavian wins a decisive victory against the forces of Roman Mark Antony and Cleopatra, queen of Egypt. Before their forces suffered final defeat, Antony and Cleopatra broke though the enemy lines and fled to Egypt, where they would commit suicide.
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