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Lot 2359

Agrippina Senior, mother of Caligula. AE Sestertius minted posthumously by Agrippina's son Gaius (Caligula) at Rome, AD 37-41. Draped bust of Agrippina Senior right. Reverse: Carpentum drawn left by two mules. RIC 55; BMC 85. Some tooling. Sharpness of Extremely Fine.

In an effort to portray his dynasty, Gaius minted coins depicting Agrippina Senior, Augustus, Agrippa, Germanicus (his father), Nero and Drusus Caesars, as well as his three sisters - Agrippina (Junior), Drusilla and Julia - all within a four-year reign!
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,200.


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