Aureus with head of C. Julius Caesar, struck under Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 107


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.5

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Julius Caesar, laureate, to right, with laurel wreath.
DIVVS IVLIVS
Reverse: Winged Pax-Nemesis to right, holding in left hand winged caduceus, right lifting garment at neck; before her, serpent.
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Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 437); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction for
$ 1751.29 (this is the total price of 58.2-58.10); accessioned January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour