The Caesarians. Julius Caesar.
|CNG 88, Lot: 1187. Estimate $500.
Sold for $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Late 46-early 45 BC. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.85 g, 2h). Military mint traveling with Caesar in Spain. Diademed head of Venus right; Cupid behind shoulder / Trophy of Gallic arms between two seated captives: female (Gallia) and bearded male. Crawford 468/1; CRI 58; Sydenham 1014; RSC 13. Good VF, attractively toned, minor mark under tone on cheek.
From the Sierra Collection.