Julius Caesar

 

Julius Caesar

Silver denarius, 19 mm, 3.71 gm.
Obv: CAESAR
Elephant right trampling serpent.
Rev: Pontifical emblems; ladle, sprinkler, ax with lion's head mounted on handle above blade, apex.

Minted 49-48 BC to fund the invasion of Italy.

Caius Julius Caesar, the son of an old Patrician family, rose quicly in Roman politics to become a member of the 1st triumvirate. He subjugated Gaul and invaded Britain. A civil war with Pompey began following his return to Italy. He won by 45 BC and was murdered on Ides of March, 44 BC.

Crawford 443/1.

Inv#: 8398

$3,250

Guaranteed Authentic



More Images:

  • Julius Caesar

 

 

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art LTD, 235 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

212.989.9743   -   info@hixenbaugh.net

Copyright © 2006-2022 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art