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Julius Caesar Denarius - Trophy of Gallic Arms (Syd 1015)
AR Denarius
Mint moving with Julius Caesar in Spain, late 46-early 45 BC

Obv: Diademed and draped bust of Venus left; small Cupid on shoulder; lituus to left, scepter to right

Rev: Trophy of Gallic arms and carnuces; below Gallic captive, possibly Vercingetorix, kneeling left with head right; to right Gallia seated right in attitude of mourning.

Crawford 468/2; CRI 59; Sydenham 1015; RSC 14.

NAC Auction 100

ex. Elvira Clain Stefanelli (1914-2001) collection, curator of the National Numismatics Collection at the Smithsonian

Possibly Lot 634 of Stack's 1971 Adams Collection sale.
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Jay GT4  [May 31, 2017 at 06:55 PM]
Simply amazing! And the pedigree!
Enodia  [Jun 02, 2017 at 01:22 AM]
Ms Clain-Stefanelli's collection was quite diverse, and i have a number of her coins myself. but this one is superb, and congratulations on a great addition!
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