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Maker(s):Julius Caesar (minted under)
Culture:Roman; Republican
Title:Denarius of Julius Caesar
Date Made:49 April-49 August BCE
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Silver
Accession Number:  MH 2013.24
Credit Line:Purchase with the Marian Hayes (Class of 1925) Art Purchase Fund
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Description:
Obverse: Elephant advancing right, trampling on horned serpent
Reverse: Emblems of the pontificate: simpulum, aspergillum, securis, and apex

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; numismatics

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