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Aureus with bust of Victory, struck under C. Julius Caesar and L. Munatius Plancus

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Obverse: Bust of Victory, right, draped; large wing behind shoulder. C.CAES DIC.TER Reverse: Sacrificial jug with handle. L.PANC PR.VRB

Provenance

By 1952: with Hotel Drouot, 7 rue Drouot, Paris (Hotel Drouot auction, June 13, 1952, lot 159); sold at Hotel Drouot auction to Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland on behalf of MFA; September 11, 1952: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 80.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Republican Period, about 45 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.09 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

52.1015

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins