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RPC-0533-0883-18-Toulouse Marcus Agrippa Octavian Prow rams head Dupondius

Dupond. 40BC. 18.05grams. Arausio mint. **. RPC1 P/533 Arausio. Octavian Vipsania. Obverse: hd Agrippa l hd Octavian r. Reverse: prow r, rams head. Scarce.

romanumismatics.com/auction/lot/2009/

 

Whilst traditionally assigned to Arausio (modern day Orange, Vaucluse), it has recently been argued by Vincent Genevieve that the locus of site finds together with local collection specimens as well as type links of the Ram head to Toulouse, argue strongly for Toulouse as mint. For a map of find spots centred on Toulouse see this screenshot from Vincent's presentation:

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Taken on September 3, 2012