Agrippa (56 - 12 BC)

Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa was a renowned Roman general and close friend of Octavian (Augustus). Agrippa was consul first in 37 BC. He was also governor of Syria. As general, Agrippa defeated the forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium. Upon his victory, Augustus awarded his niece Marcella to Agrippa for a wife. In 21 BC Augustus married his own daughter. Julia, to Agrippa. By Julia, Agrippa had a daughter Agrippina, and three sons, Gaius, Lucius Caesar and Agrippa Postumus.

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Agrippa 'Neptune' As 026142

Agrippa 'Neptune' AE As
Bronze, 11.18 grams, 29.85 mm. Rome. 37-41 AD. Obverse: M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head left wearing rostral crown. Reverse: S-C, Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for chlamys draped behind him and over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand and vertical trident in left. RIC I, 58 [Caligula]; Cohen 3; Sear 1812. Good very fine.
£350.00

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Agrippa 'Neptune' As 026142
Agrippa 'Neptune' As 026140

Agrippa 'Neptune' AE As
Bronze, 10.78 grams, 29.59 mm. Rome. 37-41 AD. Obverse: M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head left wearing rostral crown. Reverse: S-C, Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for chlamys draped behind him and over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand and vertical trident in left. RIC I, 58 [Caligula]; Cohen 3; Sear 1812. Very fine-good very fine.
£145.00

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Agrippa 'Neptune' As 026140
Agrippa 'Neptune' As 025251

Agrippa 'Neptune' AE As
Bronze, 11.20 grams, 28.50 mm. Rome. 37-41 AD. Obverse: M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head left wearing rostral crown. Reverse: S-C, Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for chlamys draped behind him and over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand and vertical trident in left. RIC I, 58 [Caligula]; Cohen 3; Sear 1812. Good very fine/very fine.
£275.00

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Agrippa 'Neptune' As 025251
Agrippa 'Neptune' As 024685

Agrippa 'Neptune' As
Bronze, 11.14 grams, 29.18 mm. 37-41 AD. Rome. Struck by Caligula. Obverse: head left wearing rostral crown with M AGRIPPA L F COS III legend. Reverse: Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for chlamys draped behind him and over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand and vertical trident in left with S-C in field. RIC I, 58 [Caligula]; Cohen 3; Sear 1812. Very fine.
£145.00

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Agrippa 'Neptune' As 024685
Agrippa 'Neptune' As 024925

Agrippa 'Neptune' AE As
Bronze, 7.51 grams, 27.16 mm. Rome. 37-41 AD. Obverse: M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head left wearing rostral crown. Reverse: S-C, Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for chlamys draped behind him and over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand and vertical trident in left. RIC I, 58 [Caligula]; Cohen 3; Sear 1812. Good fine.
£110.00

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Agrippa 'Neptune' As 024925
Agrippa 'Neptune' As 024923

Agrippa 'Neptune' AE As
Bronze, 11.04 grams, 27.90 mm. Rome. 37-41 AD. Obverse: M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head left wearing rostral crown. Reverse: S-C, Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for chlamys draped behind him and over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand and vertical trident in left. RIC I, 58 [Caligula]; Cohen 3; Sear 1812. Very fine/good.
£95.00

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Agrippa 'Neptune' As 024923
Agrippa 'Neptune' As 024922

Agrippa 'Neptune' AE As
Bronze, 10.87 grams, 29.04 mm. Rome. 37-41 AD. Obverse: M AGRIPPA L F COS III, head left wearing rostral crown. Reverse: S-C, Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for chlamys draped behind him and over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand and vertical trident in left. RIC I, 58 [Caligula]; Cohen 3; Sear 1812. Very fine.
£140.00

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Agrippa 'Neptune' As 024922


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