27 BC-AD 14 Syria Antioch Augustus AR Tetradrachm NGC Choice XF


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CVC & Collectables presents this 27 BC-AD 14 Syria Antioch Augustus AR Tetradrachm minted during the reign of Augustus offers a captivating glimpse into ancient history. Augustus, the first Roman emperor, followed the collapse of the republic and ushered in a new era known as the principate. With unlimited patience, skill, and efficiency, he overhauled every aspect of Roman life, bringing durable peace and prosperity to the Greco-Roman world.

Gaius Octavius, born into a prosperous family near Rome, embarked on his political journey under the tutelage of his great-uncle and adoptive father, Julius Caesar. Following Caesar’s assassination, Octavius, also known as Octavian, navigated the turbulent waters of Roman politics with remarkable acumen. Celebrating public games and securing the support of Caesar’s troops, he emerged as a formidable leader.

Forming alliances with key figures such as Mark Antony and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Octavian established the Second Triumvirate in 43 BCE, consolidating power in the western provinces. Victories at the battles of Philippi solidified his position, paving the way for his return to Italy and subsequent conflicts against rivals such as Sextus Pompeius.

Despite facing numerous challenges, including the Perusine War and tensions with Antony, Octavian’s strategic brilliance and political maneuvering allowed him to emerge victorious. Through marriages, military campaigns, and diplomatic negotiations, he transformed Rome into a stable and prosperous empire.

The AR Tetradrachm serves as a tangible reminder of Augustus’s enduring legacy, symbolizing the dawn of a new era in Roman history characterized by stability, prosperity, and imperial grandeur.

Coin Highlights:

  • Silver AR Tetradrachm.
  • Grade: NGC-Certified Extra Fine, Strile 5/5 Surface 4/5
  • Time: 27 BC – AD 14

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