As of Augustus (27 BC-14 AD)


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Front portrait of Agrippa (left) and Augustus (right). Inscription IMP(erator) DIVI F(ilius) P(ater) P(atriae).
Reverse with crocodile chained to a palm tree, victory wreath above left. Inscription COL(onia Augusta) NEM(ausus). Allusion to the naval battle of Actium 29 BC, which paved the way for the conquest of Egypt, symbolized by the captured crocodile (Aegypto Capta). In addition, veterans of this naval battle also settled in Nimes.
As, bronze, diameter 24 mm, minted between 10 -14 AD in Colonia Augusta Nemausus (Nimes). Replica in bronze.

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