JULIUS CAESAR GOLD AUREUS – HIGH GRADE AND ATTRACTIVE AULUS HIRTIUS ISSUE WITH HEAD OF PIETAS AND SACRIFICIAL OBJECTS – AU NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERATORIAL COIN OF THE 12 CAESARS (Inv. 14464)

$15,750.00

ROMAN IMPERATORIAL. Julius Caesar, died 44 BC.
Gold aureus, 8.09 g., 19 mm., struck with Aulus Hirtius, Rome’s praefectus urbi.
Obv. C CAESAR COS TER, veiled head to right (Pietas or Vesta)
Rev. A HIRTIVS PR, lituus, jug and axe.
Crawford 466/1; Sydenham 1018
Published: M. C. Molinari, “Gli aurei a nome di Giulio Cesare e AuloIrzio,” RIN 104 (2003), 24 (D1/R208–this coin).
Ex Hess-Leu 49, 4/27/1971, lot 314.
NGC graded AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, a provenanced high grade specimen of unusually fine style for the series.