JULIUS CAESAR 48BC Silver Denarius VENUS TROY Rome HERO NGC ChXF 4/5; 3/5

Ancient Coins - JULIUS CAESAR 48BC  Silver Denarius VENUS TROY Rome HERO NGC ChXF 4/5; 3/5
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Julius Caesar - Roman General, Politician, Hero & Dictator
Silver Denarius 18mm (3.88 grams) military mint in North Africa, late 48-47 B.C.
Reference: RSC 12; Crawford 458/1; B.M.C. East, 31; Syd. 1013; B. 10

NGC: Ch XF; 4/5; 3/5
Pedigree: From the collection of W. M. Stoecklin, Winterthur, Switzerland,  acquired prior to 1981.
Diademed head of Venus right. 
CAESAR, Aeneas walking left, carrying his father, Anchises and palladium
Venus was the patron-goddess of Julius Caesar, and also the goddess whom his family traces it's decent from, and therefore she is pictured on his coins. In 46 B.C., Caesar dedicated a temple to

Venus Genetrix in the Forum Julium. 

The Julia gens traced it's mythical descent also from Iulus, the son of Aenaeas. The story goes that Aeneas fled the burning ancient city of Troy, carrying his father on his back and the important statue called the palladium from that city. The Roman people, according to their mythology traced their decent from ancient Troy itself.

Anchises, being the mortal lover of Aphrodite (=Venus), having a son, Aeneas together, connects the mythical founders of Rome to their descent from the goddess Venus herself. A remarkable piece of ancient propaganda!

 

 

Ancient Coins - JULIUS CAESAR 48BC  Silver Denarius VENUS TROY Rome HERO NGC ChXF 4/5; 3/5
Ancient Coins - JULIUS CAESAR 48BC  Silver Denarius VENUS TROY Rome HERO NGC ChXF 4/5; 3/5
Ancient Coins - JULIUS CAESAR 48BC  Silver Denarius VENUS TROY Rome HERO NGC ChXF 4/5; 3/5
Ancient Coins - JULIUS CAESAR 48BC  Silver Denarius VENUS TROY Rome HERO NGC ChXF 4/5; 3/5
价格 品种: 6639
US$ 1,750.00
  • € 1,579.99
  • £ 1,447.64
  • AUD 2,582.81
  • CHF 1,715.87
  • CAD 2,332.39

利率: 08/20/19

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