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Denarius with elephant, struck under C. Julius Caesar

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Obverse: Elephant, right, trampling a dragon. CAESAR Reverse: Emblems of pontificate, culullus, aspergillum, axe and apex. Magistrate/moneyer: Fam. Julia (Caius Julius Caesar)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Republican Period, about 49–48 B.C.

Mint

Gaul

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.95 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

93.1482

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins