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Sestertius with bust of Gaius (Caligula)

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caligula to right. CCAESARAVGGERMANICVSPONMTRPOT Reverse: Agrippina, Drusilla, Julia as Securitas, Concordia and Fortuna. AGRIPPINA DRVSILLA IVLIA In exergue: S.C


Possibly from the Earl Fitzwilliam Collection; by 1954: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 8 Robert Street, Adelphi, London W.C.2; August 1954: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in honor of their daughter Emily D. B. Vermeule, January 11, 1978; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour, January 11, 1978

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 37–38 (or Modern?)




Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 23.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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