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    Gaius 'Caligula' (AD 37-41). Orichalcum sestertius (30.82 gm). Rome, AD 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT, laureate head of Caligula left / ADLOCVT COH, Caligula standing left atop platform, addressing a formation of five Praetorian Guardsman, each in full armor and holding shield, four eagles in background. RIC 32. BMCRE 33. BN 45. Cohen 1. Well centered on a full, heavy flan. Dark reddish-brown patina, lacquered as was common practice in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Good very fine.
    From The W.B. and R. E. Montgomery Collection.


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    January, 2011
    2nd-3rd Sunday-Monday
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