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Caligula Ӕ Sestertius. Rome, AD 39-40. C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG P M TR POT III P P, veiled and draped figure of Pietas, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on small facing figure; PIETAS in exergue / DIVO AVG to the left and right of hexastyle garlanded temple surmounted by quadriga, before which Caligula, veiled and togate, sacrifices with patera over garlanded altar; one attendant leads bull to the altar, a second holds patera; S-C across fields. RIC 44; C. 10; BMC p.156; BN 104; Hill, Monuments p. 20, no.18. 29.48g, 35mm, 5h.

About Extremely Fine. Very pleasant dark Tiber tone with glossy surfaces; very difficult to capture in a photograph but immensely satisfying in hand.

Caligula Ӕ Sestertius. (rxii652)

Price: £2,947.00

  • US $3,894.76
  • EUR €3,303.00
  • AUD $5,148.41
  • CHF 3,850.85
  • CAD $4,972.77
  • (Rates for 17/11/2017)

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