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Agrippina, Drusilla and Julia, Caligula's three sisters
Orichalcum sestertius (23.4g, 34mm, 6h). Rome mint. Struck under Gaius ("Caligula") AD 37-38.
Obverse: C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT laureate portret of Gaius facing left
Reverse: AGRIPPINA DRVSILLA IVLIA Agrippina (Jr), the eldest sister as Securitas, leaning on column, holding cornucopia, and placing left hand on Drusilla's shoulder; Drusilla, the middle sister, as Concordia, holding patera and cornucopia; and Julia Livilla, the youngest, as Fortuna, holding rudder and cornucopia.
RIC (Gaius) 33; Cohen 4
Ex Harlan J. Berk, Buy/Bid Sale

This specimen in the style of a provincial branch mint, rarer than those in Rome-mint style.
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Jay GT4  [May 23, 2012 at 12:51 AM]
Congrats on getting such a sought after great piece!
Legatus  [May 23, 2012 at 01:56 AM]
Very nice and rare coin. Congrats
SPQR Coins  [May 23, 2012 at 04:03 AM]
A dream coin! Congratulations!
Gary W2  [Feb 13, 2018 at 08:52 AM]
Love the portrait. This portrait seems similar to his denarii portraiture by being more realistic.
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