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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 611

The Caesarians. Julius Caesar. Early 46 BC. AV Aureus (21mm, 7.75 g, 1h). Rome mint; A. Hirtius, praetor.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 611.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Roman Republican, Gold

Sold For $ 7 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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The Caesarians. Julius Caesar. Early 46 BC. AV Aureus (21mm, 7.75 g, 1h). Rome mint; A. Hirtius, praetor. Veiled female head (Vesta or Pietas?) right; C • CAESAR COS • TER around / Emblems of the augurate and pontificate: lituus, capis, and securis; A HIRTIVS PR around from lower left. Crawford 466/1; Molinari 480 (this coin cited – D90/R303); CRI 56; Calicó 37; Sydenham 1018; BMCRR Rome 4052; Kestner 3634-6; RBW 1634. Lightly toned. Good VF.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Schweizerische Kreditanstalt 8 (27 October 1987), lot 1064.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.