Gaius Antistius Vetus (consul 6 BC)
Gaius Antistius Vetus was the son of Gaius Antistius Vetus the elder, a Roman consul who served in the year 30 BC. Gaius began his political career as a monetary Magistrate from 16-15 BC. Between 26-24 BC, he participated in the Cantabrian Wars, commanding the five Roman legions at the Siege of Aracillum in 25 BC due to the illness of the Emperor Augustus (though Augustus personally commanded most of the campaign). Throughout the campaign, Gaius further served successfully with Augustus at Amaya, Bergida, and Monte Vindio. After the successful campaign, Gaius went on to become the provincial governor (Proconsul) of Hispania Citerior.
Tiberius Claudius Nero II,
and Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso
|Consul of the Roman Empire
with Decimus Laelius Balbus
Imp. Caesar Divi filius Augustus XII,
and Lucius Cornelius Sulla Faustus