, Daughter of , Wife of , Mother of , Grandmother of
was the daughter of Marc Antony and , the wife of , the mother of , and a grandmother of . Renowned for her beauty and virtue, was revered by the Roman people. She was probably poisoned by or committed suicide. She never loved her son , calling him a monster and a fool, but he posthumously made her Augusta in 41 A.D. and issued all her coinage.SH68887. Silver , 66, 111, 2, 1900, F, , 3.717 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 225o, mint, struck under , c. 41 - 42 A.D.; , draped right, wearing barley ; (consistency of the emperor), standing facing, draped as , long torch in right, in left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; (R2); $880.00 (€783.20)
, 25 January 41 - 13 October 54 A.D., Roman Provincial
Coins with these types were struck by the mint in Claudius' year 2 with ranging from under 4 grams to over 12 grams. They may have been issued with the denominations , , , and chalkon. It is often difficult to know which was intended and the references seem to share our confusion.RX84561. Bronze , 5124, 164, 96, 12.10, 71, 628, 91, VF, green , slightly rough areas, 5.335 g, maximum 20.7 mm, 0o, mint, 29 Sep 41 - 28 Sep 42 A.D.; TI KΛAY KAI CE ΓEPMA (or similar), laureate right, below chin; AYTOKPA, standing right, LB (year 2) in ; ex auction 52, lot 113; ; $160.00 (€142.40)
, 25 January 41 - 13 October 54 A.D., Uncertain Caesarea,
RPC attributes this to an uncertain mint named Caesarea. See p. 599 for a discussion of its .RP83686. Bronze AE 20, 4084; 177 (Caesarea in ); p. 32, 5 (Anazarbus, ), VF, , nice portrait, attractive olive green , light marks and scratches, 4.58 g, maximum 20.3 mm, 0o, uncertain Caesarea mint, 25 Jan 41 - 13 Oct 54 A.D.; KΛAY∆IOC KAICAP, laureate right; ETOYC KAICAPEΩN Γ (year 3), turreted, veiled and draped of right; ; $145.00 (€129.05)
, , 41 - 68 A.D.
This coin has traditionally been attributed to , but due to its copper composition, RPC attributes it as likely from to ; probably did not issue copper coins during the reign of .
RP84961. Bronze AE 20, 1651, 3229, 32, 305, 14, 23, VF, dark , some light corrosion, 5.683 g, maximum 20.4 mm, 0o, mint, 41 - 68 A.D.; standing left on base, raising in right hand, frond in left hand over left shoulder, VIC - AVG divided across ; COHOR PRAE PHIL, three standards; $140.00 (€124.60)
was ancient even to the Romans. She was of Italian or Etruscan origin and directly identified with the Greek . Although a war goddess, she was also the of handicrafts and of wisdom. The latter is probably what made her attractive to who reportedly authored several histories, none of which, unfortunately, have survived.RB84872. Copper as, 1862, 116, 206, 233, 84, -, F, green , centered on a , spots of corrosion, 10.134 g, maximum 28.7 mm, 180o, mint, 42 A.D.; TI CLAVDIVS AVG IMP P P, left; advancing right, helmeted, draped and wearing , brandishing javelin in right hand, round on left arm, large ( ) flanking across lower fields; $80.00 (€71.20)
(Latin for Liberty) was the Roman goddess and embodiment of liberty. The liberatis was a soft felt cap worn by liberated slaves of Troy and . In late Republican , the was symbolically given to slaves upon manumission, granting them not only their personal liberty, but also freedom as citizens with the right to vote (if male). Following the assassination of in 44 B.C., and his co-conspirators used the to signify the end of Caesar's dictatorship and a return to a Republican system of government. The was adopted as a popular symbol of freedom during the French Revolution and was also depicted on some early U.S. coins.RB71917. Copper as, 113, 202, 230, 47, 1860, aF, nice portrait, green , light scratches, light corrosion, 8.721 g, maximum 25.4 mm, 180o, mint, 42 A.D.; TI CLAVDIVS AVG IMP P P, left; , standing half right, (cap worn by freed slaves) in right hand, ( ) flanking across ; $65.00 (€57.85)
Mopsos, , 1st Century B.C.
GB78018. Bronze AE 20, 4056, 1324, 925, 2362; -, -, -, -, F, green , light marks and corrosion, 4.801 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 0o, Mopsus (Yakapinar, Turkey) mint, time of , 50 - 51 A.D.; turreted and veiled of right; MOΨEATΩN THΣ IEPAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, standing left, laurel branch in right hand, resting left elbow on behind, HIP (year 118) upper right; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; ; $50.00 (€44.50)
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