JULIUS CAESAR SILVER DENARIUS – POSTHUMOUS ISSUE OF Q VOCONIUS VITULUS WITH VERISTIC PORTRAIT OF CAESAR EX STACK’S 1988 – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERATORIAL COIN (Inv. 15888)
ROMAN IMPERATORIAL. Julius Caesar, died 44 BC. Posthumous issue in the name of JULIUS CAESAR, 40 BC.
Silver Denarius, 3.91 g., posthumous issue struck by Q. Voconius Vitulus, 40 BC
Obv. DIVI IVLI, laureate head of Caesar right, lituus at left, all within dotted border.
Rev. Q VOCONIVS VITVLVS, calf to left, within dotted border.
Cr. 526/2; Syd. 1132; BMC 4308; Sear 329.
Ex Stack’s, 12/8/1988, lot 2181.
NGC graded as CHOICE VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, with an expressive portrait head of Caesar, executed in the Roman “veristic” style popular at that time; the reverse is struck from a clashed die, making this a rare and interesting ancient error coin.