Denarius with head of Venus, struck under C. Julius Caesar
Late Republican Period
about 47–46 B.C.
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.89 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Krupp Gallery (Gallery 215A)
Obverse: Head of Venus to right, diademed; hair rolled back, collected in a knot behind and falling in two locks down her neck.
Reverse: Aeneas, naked, walking left, holding Palladium in right hand and bearing on left shoulder his father Anchises.
At right: CAESAR
By date unknown: Boston Athenaeum Collection; deposited by The Boston Athenaeum, May 1, 1913
Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum