, 16 March 37 - 24 January 41 A.D., ,
, also known as Major, , or I, was the wife of and Caligula's mother. She was the granddaughter of , the daughter of his daughter . She was the sister-in-law, stepdaughter, and daughter-in-law of . She was the maternal second cousin and sister-in-law of and the maternal grandmother of .RP84954. Bronze AE 19, 3032; p. 195, 55; 372, VF, nice dark , scratches, slightly off center, 4.126 g, maximum 18.5 mm, 180o, (Alasehir, Turkey) mint, magistrate Artemon Hermogenous; ΓAIOC ΓEPMANIKOC NEOKAICAPEΩN, laureate right; AΓPIΠΠINA APRTEMΩN EPMOΓENOYC, (as Demeter?) seated right, long vertical behind in right hand, in left hand; ex Numismatik Naumann auction 43, lot 708; ; $160.00 (€142.40)
, , 35 - 37 A.D., (Neocaesarea),
RPC notes all examples of this were struck with a single die. The right side is illegible on all known examples. RPC attributes this as uncertain but likely Gemellus' uncle the emperor . attributes it as certainly Gemmellus. sees a very strong resemblance between the portrait on this coin and busts of Gemellus and agrees with .
, known as , born 19 A.D., died 37 or 38 A.D., was the son of and , Tiberius' grandson, and Caligula's cousin. Gemellus is a nickname meaning "the twin". His twin, , died in infancy. made and Gemellus joint-heirs but favored because had been Sejanus' lover and he believed Gemellus was really Sejanus' son. adopted Gemellus as heir after becoming emperor, but soon ordered him killed for an alleged plot.SH80385. Bronze AE 14,
3017 ( ); 480, 373, 3855, aVF, nice and portrait, from 3:00 to 6:00 on the , 2.920 g, maximum 14.0 mm, 180o, Philadelphia-Neocaesarea (Alasehir, Turkey) mint, 35 - 37 A.D.; TIBEPION CEBACTON, right; NEOKEC-APEIC, winged (thunderbolt); very ; SOLD
, Augusta 50 - March 59 A.D., ,
was an important and wealthy trade center in ancient that retained its importance until late times. In 17 A.D., the city suffered greatly in an earthquake. After aided in rebuilding, it took the new name of Neocaesarea. Under , it was titled . Saint Paul and Saint John the Theologian, visited, and established the first Christian churches. St. Ignatius of Antioch visited on his trip to his martyrdom in . is among the Seven Churches named in John's Book of Revelation. But in the 6th century, paganism held on in the of a Christianizing Empire, and the city became known as "little Athens" for its dedication to deities. Today the modern city is called Alasehir.RP76961. Bronze AE 15,
3042; p. 196, 59; 375; -, VF, and struck, nice with highlighting earthen fill, 3.923 g, maximum 15.1 mm, 90o, (Alasehir, Turkey) mint, magistrate Ti. Neikanor, c. 54 - 59 A.D.; AΓPIΠΠINA ΣEBAΣTH, draped right, hair in long plait down back of neck and looped at end, long loosely curled lock down side of neck; overflowing with fruit and grain, ΦIΛA−∆EΛΦE/ΩN N−EIKA/NΩ−P across in three divided lines; ex Pecunem, Gitbud & Naumann auction 34 (2 Aug 2015), lot 696; SOLD
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