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Britannicus, Son of Claudius and Messalina, b. 12 February 41 - d. 11 February 55 A.D., Smyrna, Ionia
Most authorities attribute the obverse bust to Britannicus but RPC interprets it as Nero.
RP81440. Bronze AE 17, RPC I 2476; BMC Ionia p. 270, 283; Lindgren-Kovacs 562; SNG Cop 1351; SNGvA 7995; Klose Smyrna XXXI, nice aVF, Smyrna (Izmir, Turkey) mint, weight 3.992g, maximum diameter 17.0mm, die axis 45o
, 50 - 54 A.D.; obverse bare head right; reverse EΠI ΦIΛIΣTOY EIKA∆I/OΣ , (authorities Philistos and Eikadios), Nike flying right carrying trophy over shoulder; SOLD
Catalog current as of Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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