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CNG 111, Lot: 630. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $8000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Caesarians. Julius Caesar. Early 46 BC. AV Aureus (19mm, 8.19 g, 7h). Rome mint; A. Hirtius, praetor. Veiled female head (Vesta or Pietas?) right; C • CAESAR COS TER around / Emblems of the augurate and pontificate: lituus, guttus, and securis; A HIRTIVS • PR around from lower left. Crawford 466/1; Molinari 56-62 (D2/R209); CRI 56; Calicó 36; Sydenham 1018; BMCRR Rome 4052; RBW 1635. Good VF, some light marks and scratches. Struck from an obverse die of fine style.