Denarius - Octavian IMP CAESAR; Victory


Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 29 BC - 27 BC
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.7 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 247741
Numista type number (
References RIC I# 270,
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.270
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (


Head of Augustus, laureate, right; behind, winged thunderbolt.


Octavian, togate, seated left, on curule chair, holding Victoriola in right hand.

Lettering: IMP CAESAR

Imperator Caesar.
Supreme commander (Imperator) and Caesar.


Mass varies: 3.39–3.92 g;
Diameter varies: 18–21 mm;
Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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