RPC I, 5132

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5132
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Messallina
Issue LΓ = year 3
Dating AD 42/3
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑVΔΙ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒΑ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙ ΑVΤΟΚ(Ρ), LΓ
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 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (15 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Dattari 124
2 2     ✸ O: HCR25418 M 77
3 3     L: 1860,0602.30 BMC 70
4 4     Roma Numismatics EA 106, 16 Feb. 2023, lot 594