Caligula (37-41 CE)


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.

SKU: RO-519 Categories: , ,

Additional information




There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Caligula (37-41 CE)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *