Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 8.00 g, 7 h), with A. Hirtius, praetor, Rome, early 46. C•CAESAR COS•TER Veiled female head (of Vesta or Pietas?) to right. Rev. A HIRTIVS PR Emblems of the augurate and pontificate: lituus, guttus, and securis. Babelon (Hirtia) 1 and (Julia) 22. Calicó 37c. Crawford 466/1. RBW 1634-1636. Sydenham 1017-1018. An attractive example struck on a broad flan. Several faint marks, otherwise, very fine.
Ex Sincona 41, 23 October 2017, 87.