Aureus with head of Pietas, struck under C. Julius Caesar and A. Hirtius

Roman
Republican Period
about 46 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 8.01 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

60.1430

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Pietas, right, veiled.
C.CAESAR COS.TER
Reverse: Lituus, jug, and axe.
A.HIRTIVS PR

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 340/0/0 (this is the total price for 60.1430-60.1434)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour