Thursday 26 May 2022 01:10 AM Coin worn by Julius Caesar's killer to be auctioned for £1m trends now

Thursday 26 May 2022 01:10 AM Coin worn by Julius Caesar's killer to be auctioned for £1m trends now
Thursday 26 May 2022 01:10 AM Coin worn by Julius Caesar's killer to be auctioned for £1m trends now

Thursday 26 May 2022 01:10 AM Coin worn by Julius Caesar's killer to be auctioned for £1m trends now

Rare coin 'worn by Julius Caesar's killer' and minted to celebrate the Roman leader's assassination could fetch up to £1.5m at auction Julius Caesar was murdered in Rome on March 15, 44BC by Brutus and Cassius The rare gold Eid Mar (Ides of March) coin could sell for £1.5m in a Zurich auction One expert said it commemorates one of the most important moments in history

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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

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 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 after the event, documented here in Carry On form

The coin, celebrating Caesar's assassination were struck two years

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