Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Gaius (Caligula)

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 37/38

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Caligula laureate to right
Reverse: Head to right

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Gaius (Caligula)

Origin

Lyon

Date

37 AD–38 AD

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

OB: C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT REV: GERMANICVS CAES P C CAES AVG GERM

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.58 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4859

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