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ID:     81000961
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitating Julius Caesar and C. Cassius Longinus
Date Ruled:     42 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Weight:     3.49 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     C·CASSI·IMP – LEIBERTAS
Obverse Description:     Diademed and veiled bust of Libertas right
Reverse Legend:     CAESAR
Reverse Description:     Elephant advancing right, trampling on horned serpent
Primary Reference:     cf. Davis class A, group III (for series)
Reference2:     cf. Crawford 500/5 (for obv. type) and 443 (for rev. type)
Reference3:     cf. CRI 223 (for obv. type) and 9 (for rev. type)
Reference4:     cf. Sydenham 1305 (for obv. type) and 1006 (for rev. type); cf. RSC 6 (Cassius, for obv. type) and 49 (Julius Caesar, for rev. type)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140504
Grade:     Near VF, toned, flan crack
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 961 Very rare.