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Sestertius of Caligula, Rome, AD 40-41.: CM.LS.3208-R

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Sestertius of Caligula, Rome, AD 40-41.


Caligula (AD 37-41) (Ruler)
Roman Empire (State)
Rome (Mint)


History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 37 mm
Die Axis: 180 degrees
Weight: 28.59 g

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Lewis, S. S.


40 CE - 4101 41 CE

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Struck (metalworking)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.3208-R
Primary reference Number: 103482
Ordering: RI-0098
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 December 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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