Gaius (Caligula), (A.D. 37-41), AE as, Rome mint, issued A.D. 37-38, (10.71 g), 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, RIC 38, C.27, BMC 46). Attractive green patina, lightly tooled, otherwise very fine and rare in this condition.
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously CNG Auction 227, lot 448 with ticket.