Roman Empire - AV Aureus, Julius Caesar and Aulus Hirtius, 46 BC - Gold

Description
Roman Empire - AV Aureus, Julius Caesar and Aulus Hirtius, 46 BC - Gold
Very fine

Roman Republic

Julius Caesar and Aulus Hirtius,. AV Aureus 46 BC

Obverse: veiled female head (Vesta or Pietas)

C CAESAR COS TER

Reverse: lituus, capis and securis, all turned left (emblems of the augurate and pontificate)

A HIRTIVS PR

Weight 8.06 g

Aulus Hirtius was one of the consuls of the Roman Republic and a friend of Julius Caesar. He was his legate in Gaul. in the year of mintage, and praetor. After Caesar's assassination in 44 BC he was involved in a mediation between the opposing parties. He was also a strategist and author of works on military topics. He added Book VIII to the work of Caesar's The Bello Gallico. He died in 43 BC fighting against Antony.

Lot details
Metal
Gold
Denomination
AV Aureus,
Year/Period and Variation
Julius Caesar and Aulus Hirtius, 46 BC
Condition
Very fine
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