LUCIUS CORNELIUS LENTULUS
Cornelia 78/Augustus 417
Circa 40 BC. Roman Republic silver denarius.





Roman Silver Coins Vol.I Republic to Augustus
by H.A.Seaby 1952, pg. 34 & 131.
L CORNELIUS BALBUS
On the front is the bare head of Octavian facing right, with a slight beard. Behind his head are the letters C CAESAR III, in front VIR. R. P.  C.  On the reverse is a club, horizontal, handle upward. On the left side are the letters BALBVS and on the right PRO PR. The Club refers to Gades, the birthplace of Balbus, where was situated the celebrated temple of Hercules Gaditanus

Coin Ref:  Babelon 78; Sydenham 1325a. This currency is also catalogued as a Julia 91 and Augustus 417


For Further Reading:
a. Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum by H. A. Grueber
London, 1910, Vol. II, pgs. 83, 407
b. Roman Silver Coins Vol.I Republic to Augustus by H.A.Seaby 1952, pgs. 34, 131
c. The Coinage of the Roman Republic by Edward A. Sydenham, 1976, pgs. 206, 242






Cornelia 77 - identical to 78 but in Aureus (gold)
Coin ref: Babelon 77; Sydenham 1325a. This currency is also catalogued as a Julia 90

For Further Reading:
a. Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum by H. A. Grueber
London, 1910, Vol. II, pg. 406
b. The Coinage of the Roman Republic by Edward A. Sydenham, 1976, pgs. 206, 242

“The authenticity of this aureus is questioned by Bahrfeldt* and others. L. Cornelius Balbus was formerly a partisan of Pompey, but on the death of Caesar he joined Octavian and was appointed proprietor in Gaul. He was consul in 40 B.C.”
The Coinage of the Roman Republic by Edward A. Sydenham, 1976, pg. 206

* M. Bahrfeldt, Nachtrage zur Munzkunde der Romischen Republik; Vienna 1919

COSSUS CORNELIUS
& LENTULUS GAETULICUS
Cornelia 79/Augustus 418
Circa ? BC. Roman Republic silver denarius.




Roman Silver Coins Vol.I Republic to Augustus
by H.A.Seaby 1952, pg. 34 & 131.
COSSUS CORNELIUS
& LENTULUS GAETULICUS
Cornelia 80/
Augustus & Agrippa 1
Circa ? BC. Roman Republic silver denarius.







On the front of this coin is the laureate head facing right, in oak leaves of Augustus. Around his head are the letters CAESAR AVGVSTVS. On the reverse side is head of Agrippa facing right, in combined mural & rostral crown. Around his head are the letters M AGRIPPA COS TER COSSVS LENTVLVS. ...
Coin Ref:  Cornelia 80; Augustus and Agrippa No.1; Vipsania No.4 and Sear 1727

For Further Reading:
a. Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum by H. A. Grueber
London, 1910, Vol. II, pgs. 101, 4671
b Roman Coins and Their Values by David Sear, Vol.1, 2000, pg.337.
c. Roman Silver Coins Vol.I Republic to Augustus by H.A.Seaby 1952, pg. 34 & 136.


"Agrippa died in March of this year and it is possible that this type was issued posthumously." - David Sear

“Agrippa was a life-long friend of Augustus and in B.C. 23 he married Julia, daughter of Aug. He died in B.C. 12.”Roman Silver Coins Vol.I Republic to Augustus by H.A.Seaby 1952, pg. 136

Cossus Cornelius Lentulus, Moneyer 12BC, Consul 1BC, Legatus Africa Proconsularis
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93
Cornelia 81/Augustus 419
Circa 6 BC. Roman Republic silver denarius.





Roman Silver Coins Vol.I Republic to Augustus
by H.A.Seaby 1952, pg. 34 & 131.
The front depicts the head of Augustus, facing right; in front are the letters AVGVSTVS.  On the reverse has Lentulus standing, left hand on shield which has the letters CV in the center and his right hand is placing wreath on a statue of Julius Caesar. Around the image are the letters L. LENTVLVS FLAMEN MARTIALIS

Coin Ref: Babelon 81; Julia 241 and Augustus 419

For Further Reading:
a. Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum by H. A. Grueber
London, 1910, Vol. II, pgs. 102, 4674
b. Roman Silver Coins Vol.I Republic to Augustus by H.A.Seaby 1952, pgs. 34 & 131
c. The Coinage of the Roman Republic by Edward A. Sydenham, 1976, pg. 242

On the front of this coin is the head of Augustus facing right, with the letters AVGVSTVS in front. On the reverse is an equestrian statue of Augustus [i.e. who is riding the horse] on a pedestal facing right. Behind the statue, to the left, are the letters COSSVS and to right CN. F. LENTVLUS.

Coin Ref: Babelon 79; Julia 234 and Augustus 418

For Further Reading:
a. Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum by H. A. Grueber
London, 1910, Vol. II, pgs. 101, 4672
b. Roman Silver Coins Vol.I Republic to Augustus by H.A.Seaby 1952, pgs. 34 & 131
c. The Coinage of the Roman Republic by Edward A. Sydenham, 1976, pg. 242


Cossus Cornelius Lentulus
Moneyer 12BC,
Consul 1BC,
Legatus Africa Proconsularis