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Britannicus, Son of Claudius and Messalina, b. 12 February 41 - d. 11 February 55 A.D., Aeolis, Aegae
Tiberius Claudius Britannicus was born in 41 A.D., son of Cladius I and Messalina. Although the natural heir to the empire, Britannicus was passed over in favor of Nero who then had him murdered a year after his fathers' death.
SH54008. Bronze AE 17, RPC I 2431 (4 specimens), SNG Cop -, Fair, Aiolis, Aigai (near Yuntdagi Koseler, Turkey) mint, weight 3.696g, maximum diameter 16.9mm, die axis 0o
, 50 - 54 A.D.; obverse BPETANNIKOC KAICAP, bare head of Britannicus right; reverse AIΓAEΩN EΠI XAΛEOY, Zeus standing left, head facing, eagle in right hand, long scepter behind in left hand; extremely rare
Catalog current as of Thursday, August 22, 2019.
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