As, postumous issue for Augustus struck in the reign of Tiberius, Ancient Roman Empire. Minted by Rome. Augustus died in 14 AD and was deified. Tiberius succeeded him and began issuing coper coins in honour of Divus Augustus perhaps as early as 15 AD. This coin was part of the fifth of six different issues struck before 37 AD. Production of this type began in 22 or 23 AD and ended in about 30 AD.

Obverse Description

Radiate head of Augustus facing left; around, [DIV[VS AVGVSTV PATE[R]

Reverse Description

Altar with double panelled door dividing S C; below, PROVIDENT

Edge Description


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