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The Caesarians. Julius Caesar. Late 48-47 BC. AR Denarius (20mm, 3.70 g, 7h). Military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa. Diademed head of Venus right / Aeneas advancing left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder; CAESAR to right. Crawford 458/1; CRI 55; Sydenham 1013; RSC 12; RBW 1600. Attractively toned, a couple of tiny marks in field on obverse. Superb EF. A near-perfect specimen.

Ex New York Sale III (7 December 2000), lot 597.