2) At that time, one studied Latin before Greek, and thus the Roman culture.
Æ As with 2 C/M’s of Claudius, 41-54 A.D..
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.
All photographs on this website either are the
property of ACE or of others who have contributed them, and may not be
reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the owner of
same. All rights are reserved.