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Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD)

Augustus (IMPERATOR·CAESAR·DIVI·FILIVS·AVGVSTVS;23 September 63 BC – 19 August AD 14 , born Gaius Octavius Thurinus, was adopted by his great-uncle Julius Caesar in 44 BC, and between then and 27 BC was officially named Gaius Julius Caesar. After 27 BC, he was named Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus. Because of the various names he bore, it is common to call him Octavius when referring to events between 63 and 44 BC, Octavian (or Octavianus) when referring to events between 44 and 27 BC, and Augustus when referring to events after 27 BC.

He became the first emperor of the Roman Empire, which he ruled alone from 27 BC until his death in AD 14.

The coins of Augustus are all covered in RIC 1. Click on the links below to see the RIC listings. Since there are too many coins to include in one page, I broke the listings into three separate pages