OCTAVIAN. AR Quinarius (1.67 gms), Uncertain mint in Italy, possibly Rome, 29-28 B.C. NGC Ch EF, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 3/5. Edge Cut. CRI-429; RIC-276; King-1; RSC-14. Obverse: Bare head right; Reverse: Victory standing left on cista mystica, flanked by interlaced serpents. Though slightly cut on the edge as noted, this minor retains great eye appeal through a solid strike and alluring cabinet toning. A few hints of brilliance even emanate from the protected areas, while the pedigree augments its charm even further. Purportedly ex: Mossberg Collection (1946).<p>Ex: Haeberlin Collection (1933), lot # 3175.