Caligula Quadran RIC 52

Copper Quadrans 17.5mm (2.37gr) Struck 40 A.D. Rome Mint

Obv: C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG around S - C to right and left of Phrygian ("Liberty") cap.

Rev: COS TERT PON M TR P IIII P P around RCC

RIC 1, 52, SR 1804, VM 10      Mark Lehman Collection


The "Liberty cap" and the inscription RCC (remissa ducentisima)on this coin refer to Caligula's final abolition of the 1% auction tax imposed by Augustus and reduced to 1/2% by Tiberius.