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Aureus with head of Pietas, struck under C. Julius Caesar and A. Hirtius

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Obverse: head of Pietas, right, veiled. C.CAESAR COS.TER Reverse: Sacrificial implements: lituus, jug, and axe. AHIRTIVSPR

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; June 11, 1975: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Republican Period, about 46 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 8.03 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1975.759

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins