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Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 818. Estimate $400. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003. 
Sold For $625. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

JULIUS CAESAR. 48-47 BC. AR Denarius (3.92 gm). Military mint traveling with Caesar. Laureate head of Pietas right; ^II behind / Trophy of Gallic arms; axe surmounted by an animal's head on right. Crawford 452/2; CRI 11; Sydenham 1009; RSC 18. Good VF, nice sharp strike. ($400)

From the Tony Hardy Collection.

^II represents the numeral "52", Caesar's age at the time of the decisive battle of Pharsalus in August 48 BC.