Printed Auction 39 Aftersale Lot 60

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Julius Caesar - As struck

Printed Auction 39 Aftersale Lot 60

ROMAN IMPERATORIAL. Julius Caesar. Died 44 B.C. AR denarius. 3.41 gm. 18 mm. Rome mint. L. Mussidius Longus, moneyer. Struck posthumously 42 B.C. Wreathed head of Caesar right / Rudder, cornucopia on globe, winged caduceus, and apex; [L • MVSSIDIV]S • LONGVS above. CRI 116. Crawford 494/39a. Sydenham 1096a. RSC 29. Extremely Fine; fresh surfaces with beautiful deep cabinet toning, luster and iridescence; obverse double struck; reverse sharply struck but off center. Interesting propaganda piece highlighting Caesar's successes.

Ex Davissons Auction 10 (30 April 1998) lot 111. Collector's tag says 'Ex Perck, Ex Peter Lowrek (Oct. 1981), Ex Bomar'.


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