Quinarius - Augustus Victory

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 21 BC
Value Silver Quinarius = 1⁄2 Denarius (1/2)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.7 g
Diameter 14.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 247958
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC I# 474,
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.474
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Augustus, bare, right.

Lettering: AVGVSTVS

Translation: Augustus.

Reverse

Victory standing left on prow, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left.

Comments

Mass varies: 1.42–1.94 g;
Diameter varies: 14–15.5 mm;
Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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