Ancient and World Coins

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Description

JULIUS CAESAR. Denarius (44 BC). Rome; M. Mettius, moneyer. Possible lifetime issue.

Obv: IMPER CAESAR.
Laureate head right.
Rev: M METTIVS.
Venus standing left, with head lowered, holding victoriola and sceptre, and resting elbow upon round shield set upon globus; A to left.

Crawford 480/17; CRI 101.

Ex Naville Numismatics 16 (12 July 2015), lot 445. Highly expressive and impressive portrait.

Condition: Near extremely fine, attractively toned, somewhat off-center.

Weight: 4.0 g.
Diameter: 19 mm.

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Price realized 1'500 EUR (9 bids)
Starting price 800 EUR
Estimate 1'000 EUR
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