The Caesarians. Julius Caesar.
|CNG 88, Lot: 1189. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $6500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
January-February 44 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 4.06 g, 7h). Rome mint. L. Aemilius Buca, moneyer. Wreathed head right; large crescent dividing P M behind / Venus Victrix standing left, holding Victory and scepter. Crawford 480/4; Alföldi Type IV, 102 and 108 (A9/R33); CRI 102; Sydenham 1060; RSC 22. Good VF, toned, slightly weak strike on the head of Venus, die break on reverse. Bold portrait.
From the Sierra Collection. Ex Ponterio 141 (12 January 2007), lot 1611.