Sestertius with head of Gaius (Caligula)

Roman
Imperial Period
AD 37–38


Accession Number

2016.546

Medium or Technique

Bronze, 26.65 g

Not On View

Classifications

Coins

Minted in Rome

Provenance

May 5-6, 1965, anonymous sale, Adolph Hess, Lucerne, lot 372. May 12, 2004, anonymous sale, Numismatica Ars Classica, lot 322. October 7, 2009, anonymous sale, Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, lot 330, probably to an American private collector; October 6, 2016, sold anonymously by this American private collector, Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, lot 97, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour