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Caligula, 16 March 37 - 24 January 41 A.D.
The first Rome mint portrait sestertius type, and a highly sought after reverse type.
SH84794. Orichalcum sestertius
, RIC I
p. 152, 36; BnF II
47; Cohen I
4; SRCV I
1800, gF, excellent centering and strike, attractive portrait, patina
worn and scraped on high points, bumps and scratches, Rome
27.881g, maximum diameter
35.6mm, die axis
, 37 - 38 A.D.; obverse
AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT
, laureate head
left; reverse AGRIPPINA DRVSILLA
IVLIA, the three sisters of Caligula
standing, in the guises of Securitas
, and Fortuna
, S C (senatus consulto
) in exergue
Catalog current as of Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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