An attractive assarion of Julius Caesar
Lot 1523
MYSIA. Lampsacus. Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 8.47 g, 12 h), Q. Lucretius and L. Pontius, duoviri, and M. Turius, legatus Augusti pro praetore. [C G] - I L Laureate head of Julius Caesar to right; behind, countermark: monogram of LAE (?) within pentagon. Rev. Q•LVCRETI / L•PONTI / II - VIR / M•TVRIO•LEG Priest plowing right with yoke of oxen. RPC I 2268.23 (with identical countermark). For countermark, Howgego -. An attractive and unusually complete example. Minor breaks in patina and the obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, nearly very fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.
Starting price:
75 CHF
Hammer price:
2000 CHF
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Closing time: 12-Mar-23, 15:42:00 CET
All winning bids are subject to a 18.5% buyer's fee.


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