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Lot 1945    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Roman Silver & Bronze

Estimate $120
SOLD $130

CALIGULA, (A.D. 37-41), AE as, Rome mint, issued A.D. 37-38, (9.874 grams), obv. bare head of Caligula to left, around C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT, rev. VESTA above, Vesta seated to left, veiled and draped seated on ornamental throne, holding patera and transverse sceptre, S C across field, (S.1803 [£100 F], RIC 38, BMC 46). Off centred on the reverse, otherwise fine and rare.

Ex H.P. Whittle Collection.

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