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Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade

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Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade
Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade
Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade
Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade
Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade
Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade

Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade
Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In amazing detail PQ. This Julius Caesar Denarius was awarded the coveted Star Designation for amazing detail and eye appeal. 3.89g 18.9mm. MINTED: Military mint travelling with Caesar in Spain, late 46-early 45 BC NGC AU (star) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. This example was awarded the star designation for outstanding eye appeal with its design detail highlighted in Auburn colored toning. OBVERSE: Head of Venus right, wearing stephane, hair tied back in knot. REVERSE: Aeneas walking left, carrying Anchises on his shoulder holding the Palladium. CAESAR in exergue at bottom. Lovely old collection toning with hints of iridescence around the head of Venus. Beautiful and colorful toning on both sides in plain sight. Reverse dies slightly worn, but devices virtually complete and the name of “CAESAR” clear and fully on-flan. Issued by a travelling mint accompanying Caesar in Spain during his last military campaign. The campaign would end with Caesar’s triumph over the Republican forces led by Gnaeus Pompey and Titus Labienus. A silver denarius of 48 to 46 B. Celebrates Caesars illustrious ancestry from the goddess Venus (on the obverse) and the mythological founder Aeneas (on the reverse) carrying his father away from burning Troy. As one version of Romes foundation mythology was recorded, Aeneas went on to found Rome and the Gens Julia, the family of Julius Caesar. The item “Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade” is in sale since Friday, May 15, 2020. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Roman\ Republic (300 BC-27 BC)”. The seller is “capstonecoins” and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Year: 46 BC
  • Denomination: Denarius
  • Certification: NGC
  • Composition: Silver

Julius Caesar 47-46 BC Silver Denarius NGC AU (star) Venus In Rare High Grade

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