Roman Provincial Coins
Augustus
Berytus, Phoenicia
Augustus, Quinctilius Varus, Legate. 6-4 BC
AE 20, 5.58 gms, die axis 12h
Moushmov 6251, SNG 161, RPC 1519

Obv: IMP CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Bareheaded  bust right

Rev:
P QVINTILLVS V LRVS
Two aquilae on legionary standards

Varus later achieved fame (or infamy) as the inept commander who led three legions to
destruction in the Teutoberger Wald during the German campaign of 9 AD. 

Ex-collection
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