Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 29Auction date: 24 February 2024
Lot number: 1701

Price realized: 650 CHF   (Approx. 738 USD / 682 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC. Denarius (Subaeratus, 19 mm, 3.19 g, 3 h), a contemporary plated imitation, irregular mint, 49-48 BC. CAESAR Elephant walking right, trampling on horned serpent. Rev. Priestly implements: simpulum, aspergillum, securis with wolf's head at the top, and apex. Cf. Babelon (Julia) 9, Cohen 49, Crawford 443/1, RBW 1557 and Sydenham 1006 (for prototype). A very well made contemporary plated imitation. Minor breaks in plating and with a test cut on the edge, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 75 CHF