Yet another reason I like Lee’s coins…this was in one of the recent “Sunday Sale” lots Lee put up – makes the whole lot a steal in my opinion!
An Augustus Tribute ca. 27 BCE- 14 CE
Coin obverse reads:
[Found one inscription on Jencek's website that seems to match –PLICINIVSSTOLOIIIVIRAAAFF – A moneyer with permission to mint this coin]
AU *** US
Counter stamped “IlClA-“
According to Wildwinds, it appears to be a:
My question on this is what does the ICA stand for????
Emperor Caesar Augustus abbreviated in latin?
The cleaning revealed a small slag of copper/bronze that was probably on the anvil when this was counter stamped.
Cleaning is done – or I think it is – now how do I wax this to keep the green a bit brighter rather than the sage like color when it is not wet?