Augustus 27 BC – 14 AD

Silver drachm, 18 mm, 3.34 gm.
Obv: Bare head of Augustus to right.
Rev: Μ-Α Two lyres; between, owl standing right above palm branch.

Masikytes, Lycia, ca. 27 - 20 AD.

Octavian, the great-nephew of Julius Caesar, rose to prominence following Caesar’s death. With his defeat of Antony at Actium he emerged victorious. He was declared Augustus in 27 BC, the first Roman Emperor.

RPC I 3309c. SNG Copenhagen 105. SNG von Aulock 4359-60. Troxell 123.
Inv#: 8468
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