Roman Empire. Lot comprising two. Æ Coins : As and Dupondius, Caligula and Caesonia - Nero & Drusus Caesar, sons of Germanicus and brothers of Gaius (Caligula).

Description
Roman Empire. Lot comprising two. Æ Coins : As and Dupondius, Caligula and Caesonia - Nero & Drusus Caesar, sons of Germanicus and brothers of Gaius (Caligula).
Good very fine

Roman Empire. - Lot comprising two bronze coins:

1 - Caligula and Caesonia (A.D. 37-41) Bronze As - Carthago Nova (Cartagena, Murcia) Hispania. Circa A.D. 37. Rare.
Obv: C CAESAR AVG GERMANIC IMP P M TR P COS, laureate head of Caligula right. /
Rev: CN ATEL FLAC CN POM FLAC II VIR QVINC SAL AVG, laureate head of Caesonia as Salus to right; SAL-AVG across fields.
FAB.613. ACIP 3155; RPC I 185; Ref: SNG Copenhagen 503.
The reverse portrait has been traditionally identified, following Cohen, as Caesonia - the fourth and last wife of Caligula. This identification is disputed however by other numismatists who identify the portrait as either Antonia or simply Salus (without being an imperial personage in the guise of).

2. - Nero & Drusus Caesar, sons of Germanicus and brothers of Gaius (Caligula), died 31 and 33.
Bronze Dupondius, (14.12 g. 29 mm.) - Rome, under Caligula, 37-38.
NERO ET DRVSVS CAESARES Nero & Drusus riding right, with cloaks flying /
C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT around S C.
BMC 44 (Gaius). BN 52 (Gaius). Cohen 1. RIC 34 (Gaius).

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5228 - 2021-1630
5224 - 2021-1626

Lot details
Culture/region
Roman Empire
Ruler/era
Lot comprising two
Metal
Æ
Denomination
Coins : As and Dupondius
Year/Period and Variation
Caligula and Caesonia - Nero & Drusus Caesar, sons of Germanicus and brothers of Gaius (Caligula).
Condition
Good very fine
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