Augustus & Agrippa AS

Bronze AS (27mm) (12.83gr) Struck 9-3 B.C. Nemausus mint

Obv: Addorsed heads of Agrippa on left, wearing combined rostral crown and laurel wreath, and Augustus on right, wearing oak wreath, IMP above and DIVI F below

Rev: Crocodile chained to palm tip, wreath in upper left and COL - NEM above

RIC I 158 (pg. 51); RPC I 524     Brett Telford Collection

This coin commemorates the Augustus and Agrippa's victory over Marc Antony and Cleopatra. The reverse depiction of a chained crocodile symbolizes the capture of Egypt. This coin is the Sear Roman Coins & Their Values, Millennium Edition, plate coin (RCV I 1730, pg. 338). It was also owned by an actor prior to my buying it.