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89001493

Choice Caligula with Great Metal

Triton XV, Lot: 1493. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $13000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Gaius (Caligula), with Germanicus. AD 37-41. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.72 g, 11h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 37. C • CAESAR • AVG • GERM • P • M •TR • POT, bare head of Caligula right / GERMANICVS • CAES • P • C • CAES • AVG • GERM, bare head of Germanicus right. RIC I 12; Lyon 165, 4 (D68/R68); RSC 4; BMCRE 13 (same dies as illustration); BN 15-16. Near EF, toned. Excellent metal quality.


From the A. Lynn Collection. Ex Triton V (15 January 2002), lot 1872.