Gaius Coelius Caldus

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Gaius Coelius Caldus, nomen also spelled Caelius,[1] was a consul of the Roman Republic in 94 BC. His colleague was Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus.

In 107 BC, Coelius Caldus was a tribune of the plebs and passed a lex tabellaria, which ordained that in the courts of justice the votes should be given by means of tables in cases of high treason.[2] He was a praetor in 100 or 99 BC, and proconsul of Hispania Citerior the following year.[3] During Sulla's second civil war he tried to help Gaius Marius the Younger by preventing Pompey from joining his forces to Sulla, but failed.

Coelius' portrait appears on a small series of Roman silver coins from the late republic.[4] Some of his coins feature the boar emblem of Clunia.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lucius Licinius Crassus
and
Quintus Mucius Scaevola Pontifex
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus
94 BC
Succeeded by
Gaius Valerius Flaccus
and
Marcus Herennius