Denarius with head of C. Julius Caesar, struck under T. Sempronius Gracchus

Roman
Republican Period
about 40 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.04 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1992.4

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Julius Caesar, wreathed, right.
In field: S C
Reverse: Vexillum, legionary eagle (aquila), plow, and scepter.
Above: TISEMPRONIVS below: GRACCVS at left: QDES

Provenance

By 1991: with Numismatic Fine Arts, 10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90067 (Numismatic Fine Arts auction 27, Helmsley Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. December 4-5, 1991, lot 632); purchased at the NFA auction on behalf of MFA by Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; January 22, 1992: purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour