Thursday 26 May 2022 01:10 AM Coin worn by Julius Caesar's killer to be auctioned for £1m trends now
Minted to celebrate the assassination of Julius Caesar, this Roman coin may even have been worn around the neck of one of his murderers.
Now the rare gold Eid Mar (Ides of March) coin is being sold and could fetch £1.5million at auction.
It is one of only three known to exist and unique in having a hole in it so it could be worn as a pendant.
Julius Caesar was killed by Roman senators led by Brutus and Cassius on March 15, 44BC
The rare gold Eid Mar (Ides of March) coin is being sold and could fetch £1.5million at auction
The coin, celebrating Caesar's assassination were struck two years