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

Roman
Republican Period
about 46 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 8.03 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1975.759

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: head of Pietas, right, veiled.
C.CAESAR COS.TER
Reverse: Sacrificial implements: lituus, jug, and axe.
 AHIRTIVSPR

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; June 11, 1975: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour