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Caligula
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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37-38

Copper

Overall: 1 3/16 in. (30 mm)

Weight: 11 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29278

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

On view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Bare head of Caligula left; C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT, left up, right down, inwardly Reverse: Vesta, veiled and draped, seated on ornamental throne and facing left, right hand holding patera, left arm holding long transverse scepter; VESTA above, S C flanking figure in field

Course History

ARTH 16, Art, Architecture and Money in the Early Modern Period, Lauren Jacobi, Spring 2013

CLST 1, Antiquity Today: An Introduction to Classical Studies, Paul Christesen, Winter 2014

CLST 1, Antiquity Today: An Introduction to Classical Studies, Paul Christesen, Winter 2014

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Scott Arcenas, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Bryce Walker, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Margaretha Kramer, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Jenny Lynn, Winter 2019

LAT 15, Literature of Rome, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

LAT 3.01, Intermediate Latin, Jenny Lynn, Winter 2020

LAT 3.02, Intermediate Latin, Simone Oppen, Winter 2020

LAT 3.03, Intermediate Latin, Roger Ulrich, Winter 2020

LAT 3.04, Intermediate Latin, Patrick Glauthier, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.

Money Talks: Roman Coinage in Global, Historical Context, Classical Studies 11, Professor Roberta Stewart, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 2, 2022-.

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, Vol. I: nos. 45-48, pl. 29/2; Terrace 1958: pp. 12-13, no. 7

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