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Coin: æ as

Museum number:
8-7581
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.2642
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; Æ; aes grave; as; 27 mm.; 11.94 gms. Obverse: head of Caligula, laureate, bare, facing left. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICUS PON M TR POT. Reverse: figure of Vesta, seated on throne, facing left, veiled and draped, holding patera in right hand and scepter in left. VESTA above; S C in field, large, left and right.
Donor:
Arthur Ernest Gordon and Joyce Stiefbold Gordon
Collection place:
Rome (ancient city)
Production place:
Rome (ancient city)
Culture or time period:
Julio-Claudian Dynasty (27 BC–68 AD)
Collector:
Arthur Ernest Gordon and Joyce Stiefbold Gordon
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Bronze (metal)
Person depicted:
Caligula (Emperor of Rome) and Vesta (Roman deity)
Inscription:
Obverse legend: C CAESAR AVG GERMANICUS PON M TR POT and Reverse legend: VESTA; S C
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
37-38 AD
Accession date:
1970
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
linear 27 millimeters and weight 11.94 grams
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