Julius Caesar Gallic War Trophy Gold Coin
The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns waged by Julius Caesar against the Gallic tribes. The war took place from 58 BC to 50 BC and ended at the Battle of Alesia in 52 BC.
Julius Caesar, one of the most influential figures in Roman history, led an extensive military campaign known as the Gallic Wars. The wars were waged in Gaul, the region we now know as France and Belgium, extending to parts of Italy and Germany. Caesar’s tactical brilliance and his ability to inspire loyalty in his legions enabled him to overcome numerous Gallic tribes, often with superior numbers.
The Gallic Wars expanded Rome’s territories significantly and bolstered Caesar’s political power and reputation in Rome.
His detailed account of the wars, “Commentarii de Bello Gallico,” serves as a valuable historical and propagandistic record, giving insights into Caesar’s strategic mind and the Roman military machine.
Obverse: Diademed head of Venus
Julius Caesar claimed Venus as his ancestor.
Reverse: CAE – SAR Trophy with Gallic shield and carnyx; on r., axe.
Gallic War Trophy represents Caesar’s victory in the Gallic Wars. This depiction signifies Caesar’s military prowess and his successful campaigns that expanded Roman territories. It includes a stylized representation of Gallic arms and armor, symbolizing the defeat of Gaul (modern-day France and Belgium), a significant event that bolstered Caesar’s power and prestige.
Diameter: 20 mm
Material: 24k Gold plated lead-free metal
Made by us in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.
Use this coin to do your historical research. Hold it in your hands; you will find that it is the next best thing to owning the original coin.