Aureus issued by the Ancient Roman Republic, 44 BC. Issuing authority was Julius Caesar, the moneyer was A. HIRTIVS (A. Hirtius). It was struck at the Rome mint.The head on the obverse may represent Vesta. The implements on the reverse are related to the augurate and pontificate.
Veiled female head facing right; around, C. CAESAR COS. TER
Lituus, jug and axe; around from left to below, A HIRTIVS PR
Purchase from Downie, P.J. Ltd., 20 Jul 1983
Type of item
7.952 g (Weight)
[Book] Crawford, Michael H. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage., 478 Pages