Collection

denarius, Roman Republic, 49-48 BCE, 49-48 BCE
Silver
Transfer from Vassar College Classics Department, 1968
CC59.2.0143
Period: Roman Republic
Classification: Coin
Dimensions: Coin Dimensions: 1.82 cm, 3.89 g
Obverse Description: A border of dots surrounds a group of emblems of the pontificate - the culullus, aspergillum, axe, and apex.
Reverse Description: A border of dots surrounds an elephant facing right, which is trampling a dragon, and CAESAR is inscribed in exergue.
Reverse Expanded: CAESAR
Reverse Legend: CAESAR
Reverse Translated: Caesar
Published References v
Crawford, 443.1
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