Aureus - Augustus IMP XII

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 11 BC - 10 BC
Value Aureus = 25 Denarii (25)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Gold
Weight 7.9 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 247615
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC I# 186B,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham, Carol Humphrey Vivian Sutherland, Robert A. G. Carson; 1984. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 1. Augustus – Vitellius (31 BC–AD 69) (1923 revised edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.1(2).aug.186B
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Augustus, laureate, left.

Lettering: AVGVSTVS DIVI F

Translation:
Augustus Divi Filii.
Augustus, son of the divine.

Reverse

Bull butting right.

Lettering: IMP XII

Translation:
Imperator Duodecimus.
Supreme commander (Imperator) for the twelvth time.

Mint

Lugdunum, Gaul, modern-day Lyons, France (15 BC–AD 78; 196–197; 274-413)

Comments

Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (11 BC - 10 BC) 

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