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    Gaius (Caligula), A.D. 37-41. AV aureus minted at Lugdunum, A.D. 37-38. Bare head right of Gaius/Draped bust right of Agrippina Senior, mother of Gaius. 7.69 g. RIC 7 [as R2], BMC 7. VF25 ICG, the reverse off-center and a significant number of marks and wear uncharacteristic of the assigned grade; nevertheless, a rare and desirable coin.
    Gaius Caesar was nicknamed Caligula, as, when a child, he liked to wear a military uniform with the half boot (caliga). Caius is a medieval variant, but on his Imperial coins only the "C. Caesar" was used. (NGC ID# 7BXY, PCGS# 100369)


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