(VIDEO incl.) SUPERB! R! CALIGULA, RIC 38, Date 37-38 AD, AE As Rome, Vesta

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Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus Caligula
As of the Roman Imperial Period 37/38 AD
Material: AE Bronze
Diameter: 28.5mm
Weight: 10.33g
Mint: Rome
Reference: RIC I (second edition) Gaius/Caligula 38
Provenance: Ex CGB.fr Numismatique Paris France
  
Obverse:
Head of Caligula, bare, left. The Inscription reads: C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT for Caius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate (Gaius Caesar, Augustus, conqueror of the Germans, high priest, holder of tribunician power).
  
Reverse:
Vesta, veiled and draped, seated left on throne with ornamented back and legs, holding patera in right hand and long transverse sceptre in left. The Inscription reads: VESTA S C for Vesta, Senatus Consultum (Vesta, by the decree of the senate).
  
Comments:
Near extremly fine - very nice impressive portrait of Caligula. Nice details at the reverse. Well centered. Well strucked. Beautiful brown natural patina.
  
Part number:
CALIGRIC38
  
Price SKU: CALIGRIC38
899.00
  • US$ 939.79
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  • CHF 887.06
  • CAD 1,263.83

Rates for: 12/01/22

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