About this artwork
The front of this coin portrays the Roman Emperor Gaius (Caligula), facing to the right. An inscription that begins in the lower right edge and moves around the outward edge of the coin reads: C.CAESAR.AVG.GERM.P.M.TR.POT.
The back of this coins portrays the head of Germanicus, facing to the right. An inscription that begins in the lower right edge and moves around the outward edge of the coin reads: GERMANICVS.CAES.P.C.CAES.AVG.GERM.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Gaius (Caligula)
- Lyon (Minted in)
- 37 CE–38 CE
- Obverse: C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT Reverse: GERMANICVS CAES P C CAES AVG GERM
- Diam.: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson