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Live auction - brm_577868 - JULIUS CAESAR Denier

JULIUS CAESAR Denier AU/XF
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Estimate : 850 €
Price : 540 €
Maximum bid : 550 €
End of the sale : 16 June 2020 14:38:54
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 45 AC.
Mint name / Town : Espagne
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 3,40 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan très légèrement décentré présentant un beau buste de Vénus. Présence de petites traces de coups au revers. Patine grise de collection
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Jean-Christophe Payen

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé de Vénus à gauche, portant boucle d'oreille et collier ; derrière un sceptre sur l’épaule ; devant le visage, petit buste de Cupidon et lituus.

Reverse


Reverse legend : CAESAR À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Trophée gaulois formé d'un casque, d'une cuirasse, de boucliers, de lances et de deux carnyx ; au pied du trophée : deux captifs ; celui de gauche, un homme agenouillé, tourné à droite, les mains attachées dans le dos; celui de droite, une femme assise à droite, pleurant.
Reverse translation : “Cæsar”, (César).

Commentary


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation inférieure à trente coins pour le droit et inférieure à trente-trois coins pour le revers.

Historical background


JULIUS CAESAR

(13/07/100-15/03/44 BC) Caius Julius Cæsar

Julius Caesar was born in 100 BC, belonged to the party of Marius and opposed very young Sylla. He was praetor in 62 BC, before training with Pompey and Crassus in the First Triumvirate 59 BC, the year of his consulship. He then received a proconsul imperium in Gaul, renewed 54. He fought Vercingetorix at Alesia Gergovie then. Besieged, the Gallic chieftain had to go. Crassus was killed at Carrhae in Mesopotamia in 53 BC, Caesar was angry with Pompey and marched on Rome in 49 BC In 48 BC, at Pharsalia, he crushed Pompey fled to Egypt where he was murdered. Caesar then had to face the son of Pompey and the Pompeian party. He defeated at Thapsus (Africa, Death of Cato of Utica) in 46 BC and Munda (Spain, death Gnaeus Pompey). Caesar was assassinated on the Ides of March (15 March 44 BC) by Cassius and Brutus. He was deified after his death in 42 BC.

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