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  1. Clonecommanderavgvsvs

    Clonecommanderavgvsvs Well-Known Member

    Here’s my Agrippa As minted under Caligula. I’ve posted it plenty of times but I finally got around to taking somewhat decent pics. Post some coins of Caligula or any featuring Roman figures besides the emperor. B3484451-08F7-42F2-B40D-1EDC8373ADC4.jpeg 4DD4707C-D67D-4A8F-8C5E-BB1445EAC5F0.jpeg
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  3. Clavdivs

    Clavdivs Supporter! Supporter

    Very nice coin!
    I do love this issue - its a great bust!
    I have two of them - in fairly low grade but this is one general (and Consul) that certainly deserved to be commemorated on a coin.

    Here is one...

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  4. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter


    RI Agrippa AE As 28mm 11g Neptune-S-C Left
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  5. Herodotus

    Herodotus Well-Known Member

    Agrippa. Died 12 BC. Æ As. Rome mint. 28mm, 10.46g.
    Struck under Gaius (Caligula), AD 37-41
    O: Head left, wearing rostral crown.
    R: Neptune standing left, holding small dolphin and trident.
    RIC I 58(Gaius)
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  6. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

    My Agrippa is one of my favourite coins:

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    There are several distinct bust styles on these, I wonder if anyone's done a systematic comparison or a die study.
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  7. Herodotus

    Herodotus Well-Known Member

    Ooh that is a gem! That would be one of my favorites too.

    <insert envious emoji here>
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  8. jamesicus

    jamesicus Supporter! Supporter

    A seldom encountered issue:

    BMCRE Volume II, Rome, Titus No. 281 (Pl.54.9.), 27mm, 10.00 gm.

    Obverse depiction: Agrippa, radiate head facing left wearing rostral crown
    Inscription (clockwise from bottom left): AGRIPPA L F COS III

    Reverse depiction: Neptune standing left holding small dolphin and trident
    Inscription (clockwise from bottom left): T VESP AVG REST - S C (left and right)
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  9. Ryro

    Ryro They call me the 13th Caesar Supporter

    Coingrats on the new coin!
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  10. Finn235

    Finn235 Well-Known Member

    Congrats! IMO, one of the more appealing Julio-Claudian coins - I love the powerful portrait.

    Marcus Agrippa as Neptune by caligula.jpg
  11. DonnaML

    DonnaML Supporter! Supporter

    My Agrippa. He looks like a general to me.

    Agrippa (d. 12 BCE), AE As, Memorial issue struck by Caligula, 37-41 AD, Rome Mint. Obv. Head of Agrippa left, wearing rostral crown, M AGRIPPA L - F COS III / Rev. Neptune standing left, holding trident in left hand; dolphin resting left on his right forearm; S - C on either side of Neptune. RIC I Caligula [Gaius] 58, Sear RCV I 1812, Cohen Agrippa 3. 31 mm., 11.0 g.

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  12. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Here's mine

    Agrippa, As - Posthumous issue of Caligula, in honour of his grandfather (died 12 BC)
    Rome mint, ca AD 37/41
    M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head of Agrippa left with rostral crown
    Neptun standing left, holding trident and dolphin. Large S C in fields
    10.9 gr
    Ref : RCV #1812, Cohen #3
    Ex Alwin collection

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  13. jamesicus

    jamesicus Supporter! Supporter

    Ah yes, I remember your coin Q - it is superb!
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  14. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Thank you so much @jamesicus, I appreciate your opinion

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