As, Roman; 37-41 CE; Rome; AR 1-33

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Randolph College Department of Biology Natural History Collections

Name/Title

As, Roman

About this object

Copper As
Caligula
37-41 CE
Rome
Diameter: 25 mm
Die axis: 8 o’clock
O/ Bare bust of Germanicus, facing left
O/ Inscription: C. CAESAR AVG. GERMANICVS PON. TR. OT.
R/ Vesta, veiled, seated facing left, holding a sceptre and a patera
R/ Inscription: VESTA (top-centre), S | C (left and right sides)
Coin is worn, but inscriptions are readable. Both sides are very slightly off-struck.

Date Made

37-41 CE

Place Made

Rome

Subject and Association Keywords

Gaius (Caligula)

Subject and Association Keywords

Germanicus

Subject and Association Keywords

Vesta

Subject and Association Keywords

Rome

Medium and Materials

Metal, Copper

Style and Iconography

Roman

Style and Iconography

Bare bust of Germanicus, facing left (obverse)

Style and Iconography

Vesta, veiled, seated facing left, holding a sceptre and a patera (reverse)

Technique

Struck

Measurements

25 mm diameter

Object Type

Coin

Object number

AR 1-33

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