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Lot # 433 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$1250 / Price Realized: US$2000
Julius Caesar, struck by L. Aemilius Buca. Denarius
Julius Caesar, struck by L. Aemilius Buca. Denarius, 3.86gg. (7h). Rome, 44 BC. Obv: Wreathed head of Caesar right; CAESAR before, [DICT PERPE]TVO behind. Rx: Venus standing left, holding Victory and scepter; L BVC[A] behind. Crawford 480/8. Sydenham 1061. Sear, Imperators 105. Weakly struck on left side of obverse, but extremely sharp portrait; banker's mark before face. Extremely Fine.

Ex Berk 153, 13 March 2007, lot 251.

A new die combination in Alfoldi, Caesar in 44 v. Chr.: obverse die A2 (pl. CI, 13), reverse die 3 (e.g. pl. C, 4). There are curious features on the unstruck edge of the flan, namely dots and blobs at left on obverse and a triangular shape at lower left on reverse.
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