RPC I, 5115

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5115
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Messallina
Issue LΒ = year 2
Dating AD 41/2
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑVΔΙ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒΑ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙ ΑVΤΟΚ(Ρ), LΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Claudius, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΕΣΣΑΛΙΝΑ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒΑΣ
Reverse design Messalina standing, l. veiled and holding two small figures and corn stalks leaning on column
Metal Silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.90 g
Axis 12
Reference Walker 87–92
Specimens 2
Note D 121 is described as 'senza lituus' and so was catalogued under RPC 5115/1; but a lituus is clear on DS 121, so it has been moved to 5116/4..
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1967.1646
2     ✸ O: HCR56452