Julius Caesar


1 in stock


Military mint travelling with Caesar, 49-48 BC. AR denarius, 3.71 gr., 18.1 mm.

Obv: elephant advancing to the right, trampling on serpent; in exergue: CAESAR.

Rev: emblems of the pontificate: simpulum, aspergillum, securis (surmounted by wolf’s head) and apex.

Ref: Crawford 443/1; Sydenham 1006.
Slightly off centre, cabinet tone. Good very fine.