Gaius (Caligula) Æ Sestertius - Caligula sacrificing before hexastyle temple. Rare.

Ancient Coins - Gaius (Caligula) Æ Sestertius - Caligula sacrificing before hexastyle temple. Rare.
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Gaius (Caligula). AD 37-41. Æ Sestertius (34mm, 23.92 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 37-38.
 
C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS P M TR POT, PIETAS in ex, Pietas seated left, holding patera and resting arm on small draped figure standing facing on basis.
 
DIVO AVG S-C, Gaius standing left, holding patera over garlanded altar; victimarius holding bull for sacrifice and attendant holding a patera standing on either side; garlanded hexastyle temple of Divus Augustus in background; pediment decorated with sacrificial scene; quadriga and Victories as acroteria; statues of Romulus and Aeneas along roof line.
 
RIC I 36. Good Very Fine, attractive river patina, areas of minor roughness. Rare.
 
Ex Numismatica Ars Classica, March 20, 2002, lot 2601
Ancient Coins - Gaius (Caligula) Æ Sestertius - Caligula sacrificing before hexastyle temple. Rare.
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