Æ As with 2 C/M’s of Claudius, 41-54 A.D.
27mm, 8.24gm. host coin:
Augustus, 27 B.C. - 14 A.D.
Obv: Bare head of Augustus right, C/M’s: AVG & TICÆ
Rx: Worn smooth.
In the 1st century A.D. heavily worn coins were occasionally recalled by the mint to be countermarked, officially extended their useful, circulating life - sometimes they were re-tariffed as a lower denomination.
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