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Roman, Agrippina the Elder (ca. 14 B.C.-33 A.D)
Agrippina the Elder (ca. 14 B.C.-33 A.D)
Sestertius
Daughter of Julia and Marcus Agrippa, wife of Germanicus and mother of Emperor Caligula. The most beautiful woman of all Caesars in the most incredible condition. The finest known specimen originally from the Morreti Collection.

Posthumous portrait ordered by Caligula to commemorate his mother who had tragically died in exile.

Cohen 1 ; RIC 42
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Filename:Agrippina-Ses-Ob-_-Rev~2.jpg
Album name:Petitioncrown / Superb and Masterpiece Portraits Gallery
Rating (5 votes): (Details)
File Size:30 KB
Date added:Mar 16, 2006
Dimensions:397 x 392 pixels
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Petitioncrown  [Mar 16, 2006 at 03:24 AM]
Joe Geranio  [Apr 17, 2006 at 02:41 AM]
This is a beautiful coin with great iconographical value in hairstyle Joe Geranio
gallienus1  [May 15, 2007 at 09:53 AM]
A gem, nothing less.
Marjan E  [May 18, 2007 at 02:45 AM]
Wow, this is gorgeous!
Javier R  [Mar 20, 2008 at 08:57 PM]
Stunning...I'm still breathing shallow. The detail and perfection of the engraving is almost unbearable.
Titus Pullo  [Jun 25, 2008 at 01:33 AM]
milan v  [Apr 05, 2011 at 06:01 PM]
nice..can i have it? ha ha only jocking..
Britanikus  [Jan 13, 2013 at 12:40 AM]
Steven H  [Nov 17, 2018 at 07:40 PM]
That's stunning - I've never seen an Agrippina with a portrait that is so clean and full of detail. What a beautiful coin!