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