AEOLIS, Aegae. Messalina, wife of Claudius.
|Sale: CNG 67, Lot: 1106. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2004.
Sold For $1280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Augusta, 41-48 AD. Æ 17mm (1.89 gm). Draped bust of Messalina right / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. RPC I 2430; SNG Copenhagen 23. Good VF, dark green patina. Rare portrait issue of Messalina in her own name. ($1000)