Roman Coins from the Collection Formed by the Late David Hendy

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Date of Auction: 8th December 2014

Sold for £160

Estimate: £150 - £200

Augustus, Denarius, uncertain mint, c. 29-27, winged Victory standing right on prow, rev. Augustus in quadriga right, 3.63g (RIC 7; RSC 115). Good fine £150-200


This coin refers to Octavian’s victory over Pompey at the battle of Actium in 31 BC. It was struck in the period between his receiving the title of Emperor in 29 and that of Augustus in 27