RPC I, 5165

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 5165
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Messallina
Issue LϚ = year 6
Dating AD 45/6
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑVΔΙ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒΑ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙ ΑVΤΟΚ(Ρ), LϚ
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
Average weight 12.32 g
Reference Walker 104–10
Specimens 3
Note AR 24.6%; cf. RPC I 5163

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Dattari 130
2     O: HCR25440 M 104
3     ✸ Naville Numismatics 28, 22 Jan. 2017, lot 308, ex Dattari