Caius [Caligula] (37-41 A.D.) - Copper As - 28mm, 10.38gr
Obverse - C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT
Caius, his bare head left.
Reverse - VESTA SC
Vesta, veiled and draped, seated left on ornamental throne,
holding patera in right and long transverse sceptre in left hand.
Image
Minted in Rome between 37-38 A.D.
Reference:
Sutherland, C.H.V., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 1, revised edition (RIC), p111, nr.38
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV Millennium Edition), Volume 1, p356, nr.1803
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p110, nr.616
Cohen, H., "Descriptions Historique des Monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain" (C), Volume 1, p240, nr.27
Mattingly, H., "Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum", Volume 1 (BMC), p154, nr. 46-48
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p80, nr. 9
Suarez, R., "Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins" (ERIC),  p21, nr.20 (B1, O5, R15, T11)
Quality: Very Fine+