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RPC-5001  Alexandria Octavian Eagle 80 Drachm 17g #9930-17 very attractive example of rare 1st Roman issue from Egypt | by Ahala
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RPC-5001 Alexandria Octavian Eagle 80 Drachm 17g #9930-17 very attractive example of rare 1st Roman issue from Egypt

80 drachm. 30BC. 17grams. Alexandria mint. Octavian. RPC1 P/5001 Alexandria Octavian. Obverse: hd Octavian r. Reverse: eagle l, cornucopia, 80 (P). Rare.

Made Octavian when he arrived in Egypt in 31BC or 30BC, absolutely in the style of the Ptolemaic coins and possibly whilst Cleo was still alive.

romanumismatics.com/auction/lot/1989/

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Taken on March 13, 2009