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Lot 3100    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Roman Silver & Bronze - Roman Republic

Estimate $1,000
SOLD $1,300

JULIUS CAESAR, (c.47-46 B.C.), silver denarius, (3.74 g), military mint travelling with Caesar in Africa, obv. diademed head of Venus to right, rev. CAESAR to right, Aeneas walking left, carrying Anchises and palladium, dotted border, (S.1402, Cr.458/1, Syd.1013, RSC Julius Caesar 12). Attractively toned with blue and gold highlights, struck slightly off centre, good very fine - nearly extremely fine and scarce in this condition.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 100, lot 3598 and previously Baldwin's Auctions No.42, The William C. Boyd Collection, 28th September 2005 (lot 97). With an original ticket from Boyd indicating purchase in July 30, 1889 from Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge.

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