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Triton XXI, Lot: 710. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Gaius (Caligula), with Diva Drusilla. AD 37-41. Æ (19mm, 6.18 g, 12h). Miletos (Ionia) mint. Struck AD 38-41. [ΓAIOΣ KAI]ΣAP ΓEPMANIKO[Σ ΣEBAΣTOΣ], laureate head of Caligula left / MIΛHΣIΩN ΘEA ΔPOYΣIΛΛA, draped bust of Drusilla right. RPC S-2704A (this coin); Vagi 575 corr. (this coin illustrated, but incorrect description). VF, green patina, chipped in areas. Extremely rare and possibly unique with bust of Caligula left.

Ex Classical Numismatic Auctions XXI (26 June 1992), lot 465.