Julius Caesar Elephant Silver Denarius

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$1,750.00 CAD $2,200.00 CAD


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Dating back to ~49-48BCE, this is a real Ancient Roman elephant denarius! 

To showcase his power after triggering the Great Roman Civil War, Julius Caesar ordered his military mint to produce these silver coins depicting a triumphant elephant crushing a snake beneath its feet. 

The reverse of the coin depicts items relevant to Caesar's position of Pontifex Maximus: a culullus (ritual cap), a simpulum (a long-handled ladle used during sacrifices and share libations), an aspergillum (a brush used to sprinkle holy water) and a securis (a double-handed, animal-headed, axe).

This silver coin measures ~.75" diameter and weighs 3.88g.

We can ship this ancient artifact worldwide.


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