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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.47
People
Caligula, Roman (r. 37 - 41 CE)
Title
As of Caligula, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
37-38 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/180396
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10.44 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
as
Date on Object
TR POT
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT
  • Reverse Inscription: VESTA; S C
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 38 p. 111
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.47
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Gaius (Caligula) l.; around, C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT.
Rev.: Vesta, veiled and draped, seated l. on ornamental throne, r. hand holding patera, l. long transverse scepter; above, VESTA; to l. and r., S-C.

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