Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.57 g, 4 h), L. Aemilius Buca, moneyer, Rome, February-March 44. CAESAR DICT PERPE[TVO] Wreathed head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. L BVCA Venus seated to right, holding long scepter in her right hand and Victory in her left. Babelon (Julia) 36 and (Aemilia) 15. Crawford 480/7b. RBW 1682. Sydenham 1062. Very rare. A nicely toned example with a very attractive lifetime portrait. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.