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№ 43


27 March 1996

Hammer Price:

Brutus, one of Caesar’s assasins, died 42 B.C., Plated Denarius, bare head of Brutus right, Brvt Imp L Piaet (sic) Cest, reverse Eid Mar, cap of Liberty between two daggers (as Cr. 508/3, Syd. 1301, C.15). Large area of bronze core revealed on reverse, otherwise fine, of the highest rarity and historical interest (£300-400)

Plated coins are contemporary forgeries