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Sestertius with Pietas seated, struck under Gaius (Caligula)

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Obverse: Pietas seated to left, holding out a patera. Behind her a small female statue. C·CAESAR·AVG·GERMANICVS·P·M·TR·POT In the exergue: PIETAS Reverse: Front of a hexastyle temple hung with a long garland; group of seven figurines in the pediment; on the apex of the roof a...

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Provenance

Purchased from E. P. Warren; from the Modena collection

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 37–38

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 27.60 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

00.285

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins