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Sestertius with bust of Agrippina II, struck under Claudius

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Obverse: Draped bust of Agrippina II to right. AGRIPPINAEAVGGERMANICIFCAESARISAVG Reverse: Carpentum left, drawn by two mules.


By date unknown: V. J. E. Ryan Collection; by 1952: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the V. J. E. Ryan Collection, part 5, April 2-3,1952, lot 2273 [said to be from the Walters Collection]); purchased at the Ryan auction by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 17, 1986

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 50–54




Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 26.95 gm. Die Axis: 7

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