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.) Valeria Messallina
Issue LϚ = year 6
Dating AD 45/6
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥΔΙ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒΑ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙ ΑΥΤΟΚ(Ρ), L Ϛ
Obverse design laureate head of Claudius, right
Reverse inscription ΜΕΣΣΑΛΙΝΑ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒΑΣ
Reverse design Messalina standing, left veiled and holding two small figures and corn stalks leaning on column, to left lituus
Metal silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference Walker 104–10
Specimens 4 (6 in the core collections)
Note AR 24.6%; cf. RPC I 5163

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Dattari 130 = Naville Numismatics 28, 22 Jan. 2017, lot 308
2 2     O: HCR25440 M 104
3 3     ✸ CNG EA 534, 15 March 2023, lot 436
4 4     C. Jackson-Jacobs coll. = Naville 55, 8 Feb. 2020, lot 233 (corr.)