Caligula (37-41 CE)

$250

Bronze Coin. Found in the ancient sands of Lutecia in Paris.

Gaius Caesar – nicknamed Caligula or “Little Boot” by his father’s (Germanicus Caesar) soldiers – was born on August 31, in 12 A.D. He succeeded Tiberius as Roman emperor in 37 A.D., and adopted the name Gaius Caesar Germanicus. Records depict him as a cruel and unpredictable leader. He restored treason trials and put people to death. Cassius Chaerea murdered him in 41 A.D. at the Palatine Games.

This piece includes a custom made box with a small LCD screen that plays a video relevant to the history of the item.

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