Mystery As-sized man

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by hotwheelsearl, Aug 13, 2020.

  1. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    I do not recognize the portrait. The only letters I can see are COS.

    Does the shape of the man's face ring any bells?

    The reverse is entirely obliterated with zero detail.
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  3. Victor_Clark

    Victor_Clark standing on the shoulders of giants Dealer

    here are some possibilities


    Struck under Caligula
    A.D. 37- 41
    Æ As 28x29mm 10.6gm
    M AGRIPPA L F COS III; head left, wearing rostral crown.
    S-C; Neptune standing left, cloaked, r. holding small dolphin, l. vertical trident.
    RIC I Rome 58


    Struck under Domitian
    A.D. 81- 82
    Æ As 26x28mm 8.6g
    M AGRIPPA L F COS III; head left, wearing rostral crown.
    IMP D AVG REST S-C; Neptune standing left, with dolphin and trident.
    RIC II Rome 825

    Restoration Issue Under Domitian
  4. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    Thanks a bunch! I was thinking Agrippa due to the COS. I appreciate it :)
  5. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    Yeah, my mind went to Agrippa, too.

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