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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: Lituus, jug, and axe. A.HIRTIVS PR

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 340/0/0 (this is the total price for 60.1430-60.1434)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Republican Period, about 46 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 8.01 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

60.1430

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins