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Julius Caesar, d.44 B.C.

AR Denarius, 4.10g. 19mm.  Moneyer, L. Mussidius Longus, Rome, 42 B.C.   Wreathed head of Julius Caesar to right.  Rev.  L MVSSIDIVS LONGVS.  Rudder, cornucopia,  caduceus, and apex around central globe.   CR 494/39a. Syd. 1096a.  Sear, Greek Imperators 116.  Spectacular portrait of Caesar and of superb quality.

The portrait of the now divine Julius Caesar on the obverse was a powerful propaganda image for the forces of Octavian and Antony who were pursuing his assassins.     The reverse type symbolizes Rome's control over the globe(land and sea) with cornucopia and rudder, Caesar's office as Pontifex Maximus with the apex, and the happiness of the Roman people with the caduceus.

Ex: Mark Salton (born Max Schlessinger)  collection, Frankfurt and NY, 1914-2005, with collector's old ticket and envelope. ( For bio see:

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Extremely Fine $22,500.
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Tiberius, 14-37 A.D., Caesarea, Cappadocia

AR Drachm, 3.67g. 21mm. Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. Sol standing atop Mt. Argaeus holding scepter and globe. RPC 3620. Sydenham 42. some light graffiti or hairline scratches in obv. field; Exceptional style with lovely multi-hued toning.

Ex: Kunker, Osnabrück, Auction  312, October, 2018, lot 2766.

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Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $2,250.
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Postumus, 259-268 A.D.

AE Double Sestertius, 17.67g. Cologne, c.261 A.D. IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P F AVG. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rv. P M TR P COS II PP S C. The emperor in military dress standing to left holding globe and spear. Bastien 63. RIC 106. Excellent style for this issue and with an attractive brown patina

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good Very Fine $2,750.
Germany, Aachen, Albrecht I, 1298-1308 A.D.

Albrecht I of Austria, 1298-1308 A.D. AR Grosspfenning, 1.09g. 18mm. King enthroned holding lily scepter and globe. Rev. Marienmünster Abbey church. Menadier 77. Toned

Ex: Künker, Auction 314, Osnabruck, October 9, 2018, lot 4928

Very Fine/good Very Fine $750.

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