Denarius with head of C. Julius Caesar, struck under L. Flaminius Chilo

Roman
Late Republican Period
43 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.66 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.2

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of C. Julius Caesar, laureate, right.
Reverse: Venus standing, facing left, holding caduceus in right hand and sceptre in left.
L FLAMINIVS IIII VIR

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 311); 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