|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1317. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $675. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Roman Imperatorial Issues] JULIUS CAESAR.
49-48 BC. AR Denarius (3.86 g, 2h). Military mint travelling with Caesar. CAESAR in exergue, elephant walking right, trampling on serpent / Simpulum, sprinkler, axe (surmounted by a wolf's head), and priest's hat. Crawford 443/1; CRI 9; Sydenham 1006; Kestner 3516; BMCRR Gaul 27; RSC 49. Good VF, medium gray and iridescent peach toning, an obverse die break and die rust in the exergue, a light cleaning scratch above the elephant. A bold elephant. ($500)