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Roman Imperial: Gaius (Caligula) (35-41 AD)


Gaius (Caligula), Orichalcum Quadrans, 40-41, Rome
C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG
Pileus,  S | C across fields
PON M TR P IIII P P COS TERT
Legend sourrounding R C C
16mm x 18mm, 1.93g
RIC I, 52 (C)

Historical note: Minted to commemorate the repeal of the one half percent sales tax.

Consignor notes: VF.


Divus Augustus, Orichalcum Dupondius, 37-41, Rome
DIVVS AVGVSTVS, S | C across fields
Radiate head of Divus Augustus left
CONSENSV SENAT ET EQ ORDIN P Q R
Augustus (?), laureate, seated left on curule bench, branch upward in right hand
29mm x 30mm, 14.65g
RIC I, 56 (Gaius (Caligula)) (C)

Consignor notes: Fine. Far scarcer than indicated in RIC. Smoothing in fields, thin flan crack.


Divus Augustus and Germanicus, AR Drachm, 33/34 or 37/38, Cappadocia-Caesarea
GERMANICVS . CAES . TI . AVG[V COS II G M]
Bare head of Germanicus right
DIVVS-AVGVSTVS
Radiate head of Augustus left
23mm x 24mm, 11.50g
RIC I, 60 (Gaius (Caligula)) (R) dating to 37/38; RPC I, 3623b dating it to 33/34