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Julius Caesar Silver Denarius (mint moving with Caesar), 49-48 BC.
Obv.: CAESAR Elephant trampling serpent to right.
Rev.: Priestly implements: culullus, aspergillum, axe with wolf’s head at the top and apex.
Ref.:Babelon (Julia) 9. Cr. 443/1. Sear 9. Sydenham 1006. Vagi 41.

*This is the first coin struck in the name of Julius Caesar, struck in the aftermath of his crossing of the Rubicon and being declared 'hostis' (enemy of the state) by the Senate, led by Pompey the Great.
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Album name:Antonivs Protti / Republican Denarii
Keywords:Julius Caesar. Denarius Silver, mint moving with Caesar, 49-48 BC. CAESAR Elephant trampling serpent to right. Rev. Priestly implements: culullus, aspergillum, axe with wolf’s head at the top and apex. Babelon (Julia) 9. Cr. 443/1. Sear
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Randygeki(h2)  [Apr 19, 2014 at 10:45 AM]
Great detail!
Antonivs Protti  [May 01, 2014 at 11:04 PM]
Thanks Randy. I was after one of these for a long time.
 

   

 
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