Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) > February 2024 World CCO AuctionAuction date: 26 February 2024
Lot number: 74096

Price realized: 800 USD   (Approx. 737 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

JULIUS CAESAR. AR Denarius (3.87 gms), Military Mint Traveling with Caesar, 49 B.C.. NGC Ch VF, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5. Overstruck.
Cr-443/1; CRI-9; Syd-1006; RSC-49. Obverse: Elephant advancing right, trampling upon horned serpent; Reverse: Emblems of the pontificate: simpulum, aspergillum, securis, and apex. Always a popular type, this example delivers a pleasingly detailed elephant and fully legible name "CAESAR" despite traces of the undertype visible on the obverse. A charming example struck on an oblong flan and retaining a hint of underlying luster.

Estimate: $600 - $900