JULIUS CAESAR SILVER DENARIUS – POSTHUMOUS ISSUE OF CHILO WITH IDEALIZED PORTRAIT – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERATORIAL COIN OF THE TWELVE CAESARS (Inv. 12792)
ROMAN IMPERATORIAL. JULIUS CAESAR, died 44 BC.
Silver Denarius, 3.91 g., 20 mm., struck by L. Flamininus Chilo at Rome, 44 BC
Obv. Laureate head of Caesar right.
Rev. L • FLAM[INIVS] III • VIR, Pax standing left, holding caduceus and scepter.
Crawford 485/1. CRI 113. RSC 26.
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 3/5, Surface 3/5, with areas of soft strike, but a nice idealized portrait of Julius Caesar, no doubt anticipating the deification that was to take place shortly afterwards.