Roman Republic - Deux demi Dupondius de Lyon (Gaule), Cesar et Octave (36-28 av. J.-C.) - Copper

Description
Roman Republic - Deux demi Dupondius de Lyon (Gaule), Cesar et Octave (36-28 av. J.-C.) - Copper
Various conditions

Two half Dupondius coins, As of Lyon or As of Copia (coin cut in two for use as a half-dupondius).
Caesar and Octavian (36-28 BC)

A/ IMP CAESAR DIVI IVLI DIVI F, Busts of Caesar and Octavian back to back separated by a palm.

R/ COPIA, Prow of ship.

On the reverse the traditional ship's prow is depicted decorated with an apotropaic eye under which a dolphin can be seen. The legend COPIA is at the bottom (not visible in this specimen). Over the deck of the ship is a star and a column.

Weight: 10 and 12 g. Diameter: 31 mm

Lot details
Metal
Copper
Denomination
Deux demi Dupondius de Lyon (Gaule),
Year/Period and Variation
Cesar et Octave (36-28 av. J.-C.)
Condition
Various conditions
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