JULIUS CAESAR. AV Aureus (7.95 gms), Rome Mint; A. Hirtius, praetor, 46 B.C. NGC VF, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5. Cr-466/1; CRI-56; Calico-37; Syd-1018. Obverse: Veiled female head (Vesta or Pietas?) right; Reverse: Emblems of the augurate and pontificate: lituus, capis, and securis. Some typical die issues are noted, but this nevertheless remains a charming example of a popular gold issue struck late in the life of Julius Caesar.