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Lot # 145 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$32500 / Price Realized: US$40000
Caligula and Agrippina I. Aureus
Caligula and Agrippina I. 37-41 AD. Aureus, 7.73g. (9h). Lugdunum, 37 AD. Obv: C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT Head of Caligula laureate right. Rx: AGRIPPINA MAT C CAES AVG GERM Bust of Agrippina draped right, her hair falling in queue and one loose strand down her neck. BM 14. Paris 24. Cohen 1 (200 Fr.). RIC 13 (R2). Calico 326 (same dies). Giard, Lyon, 168, pl. XXXIX-XL (these dies not illustrated). Virtually EF. Miniscule spot in right field. Rare and desirable portraits of Caligula and his mother in gold.

Ex M&M 93, 16 December 2003, Arthur Bally-Herzog Collection, lot 96. Ex Sotheby, 13-22 July 1908, H. Osborne O'Hagan Collection, lot 517.
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