Aureus with bust of Victory, struck under C. Julius Caesar and L. Munatius Plancus

Roman
Republican Period
about 45 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.09 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

52.1015

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Victory, right, draped; large wing behind shoulder.
C.CAES DIC.TER
Reverse: Sacrificial jug with handle.
L.PLANC PR.VRB

Provenance

By 1952: with Hotel Drouot, 7 rue Drouot, Paris (Hotel Drouot auction, June 13, 1952, lot 159); sold at Hotel Drouot auction to Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland on behalf of MFA; September 11, 1952: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 80.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour