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Coins of Roman Empire
Augustus

 

Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus (27 BC-14)

 

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CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F(elix) PATER PATRIAE
AVGVSTI F(elix) CO(n)S(ul) DESIG(nati) PRINC(eps) IVVENT(utis) / C(aius) L(ucius) CAESARES

denarius
2 BC-4
silver

Lugdunum
20 mm.

Obverse
Bust right in a wreath
Legend: Caesar Augustus Heavenly Happy Father of Fatherland
Reverse
Gaius and Lucius facing each other, each holding a shield and spear, simpulum right (bowl sacrifice), left lituus (Augur Staff)
Legend: Augustuses, Happy Consuls, appointed emperor, young Gaius and Lucius Caesars

   
coin
CAESAR PONT(ifex) MAX(imus)
ROM(e) ET AVG(ustus)

As
10 BC

copper
26 mm.
Rome

Obverse
Bust right wreath right
Legend: Caesar Great Priest
Reverse
Altar of Lugdunum, Victories on the columns to the right and the left pedestal
Legend: Rome and Augustus

   
coin
CAESAR AVGVSTVS  TRIBVNIC(ia) POTEST(as)
CASSIVS CELER III(um)VIR(i) A(uro) A(rgento) A(ere) F(lando) F(eriundo) /  S(enatus) C(onsalto)

As
15 BC

copper
25 mm.
Rome

Obverse
Bust right
Legend: Caesar Augustus People's Tribune
Reverse
Legend: Gaius Cassius Celler Triumvir, adjective for the minting and casting gold, silver and copper coins / Command of the Senate

   
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LAMIA SILIVS ANNIVS /  S(enatus) C(onsalto)
III(um)VIR(i) A(uro) A(rgento) A(ere) F(lando) F(eriundo)

Quadrans
9 BC

copper
16 mm.
Rome

Obverse
Cornucopia
Legend: Lamia Silius Annius / Command of the Senate
Reverse
Altar
Legend: Triumvir, adjective for the minting and casting gold, silver and copper coins