AR Denarius 20mm. 4.00g. Military mint travelling with Julius Caesar 48-47 B.C.
Head of Pietas (or Venus) r., wreathed in oak; LII behind.
Trophy of Gallic arms, axe surmounted by animal's head on r.; CAESAR to either side below.
Craw 452/2; RSC I 18
Near EF. Very lightly toned. Lustrous. Tiny punch before bust. The LII may indicate Caesar's age (52) when this coin was struck. This type refers to the nine years' struggle in Gaul, which culminated in the capture of Vercingetorix.