Gaius Julius Caesar
Imperator 60 and 45 BC, Triumvir 60-53 BC
59, 48, 46, 45 and 44 BC, Dictator 49-44 B.
Silver Denarius - 17.54mm, 3.43g

Obverse - CAESAR in exergue.
Elephant walking right, trampling on horned dragon.
Reverse - Emblems of the Pontificate;
simpulum, sprinkler, axe and apex.

The image below was photographed by Heritage Auctions Europe. The image above is my own scan.

Minted at the military mint traveling with Caesar in 49-48 B.C.

Crawford, M.H., "Roman Republican Coinage" (RRC), nr. 443/1.
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Babelon, E., "Descriptions Historique et Chronologique des Monnaies de la Republique Romaine" (B), nr. 9.
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Kampmann, U., "Die Münzen der römischen Kaiserzeit", 2nd edition (Kampmann), p36, nr. 1.8

Quality: Very Fine
Rarity: C (Common)