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  1. IdesOfMarch01

    IdesOfMarch01 Well-Known Member

    One of my favorite coins, this reverse has each of Caligula's sisters holding a cornucopia, in poses that remind me of Three Graces sculptures:

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    GAIUS (CALIGULA) 37 - 41 A.D.
    AE Sestertius (28.56 g.) Rome c. 37 - 38 A.D. RIC 33
    C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT Laureate bust l. Rev. AGRIPPINA – DRVSILLA – IVLIA Sisters standing: Agrippina as Securitas holds cornucopiae; Drusilla as Concordia holds patera and cornucopiae; Julia as Fortuna, holds rudder and cornucopiae. In exergue, S·C. From the Gasvoda collection
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  3. Nathan401

    Nathan401 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Supporter

    This is cool, picked it up for a song and identified by TIF (Thank you!)
    Otacilia Severa AR Tetradrachm 248/249 (year 6) Dikaiosyne with scales and cornucopia 5173A1F3-C4B1-47B5-B17A-12CE592EED71.jpeg 8C8942EB-EFBD-4D83-ADC2-613D919AA562.jpeg
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