An aureus of Julius Caesar struck on an exceptionally broad flan
Lot 279
Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC. Aureus (Gold, 22 mm, 8.05 g, 6 h), with L. Munatius Plancus, praefectus Urbi. Rome, autumn 45 BC. C•CAES - DIC•TER Winged and draped bust of Victory to right. Rev. L•PLANC - PR•VRB Single-handled sacrificial jug. Babelon (Julia) 19 and (Munatia) 1. Calicó 44. Crawford 475/1b. CRI 60a. RBW 1663. Sydenham 1019b. An attractive example struck on an exceptionally broad flan. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.


From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, privately acquired from Bank Leu on 20 May 1964 (with a photocopy of the original invoice enclosed) and ex Hess-Leu 24, 16 April 1964, 265.
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