RPC I, 5116

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5116
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, to l. lituus
Metal Silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Walker 87–92
Specimens 5 (11 in the core collections)
Note AR 21.8%

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Dattari 122
2 2     O: HCR25415 M 65
3 3     L: TOW.142 BMC 69
4 4     Dattari 121
5 5     ✸ D. Kimel coll.