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    - ID: 204

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-01-16

    Augustus, 29 B.C.-14 A.D.

    Aureus of the moneyer L. Aquillius Florus.
    Av.: L-AQVILLIVS-FLORVS-III VIR  Triskelis, in the center, winged head of Medusa facing.
    Rv.: CAESAR/AVGVSTVS  Oak-wreath with O C S in the center, on either side, plam branch.
    7,35 g.

    Ref.: BMC 35. Cohen 356.

    BoC: 17/2, 1992/3, p. 24.

    FAKE – Allegedly from an old spanish collection. This false aureus seems copied from a silver coin rather than from another aureus, however, no denarii of this very rare issue are known.