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Contributor: David Sorenson.
Issuer: AGRIPPA, commemorative minted by Caligula. AE As (8.64gm).
Obverse: M. AGRIPPA. L. COS. III, his head right wearing a rostral crown.
Reverse: Neptune standing holding cloak, dolphin and trident.
Reference: RIC 58 (Gaius); Sear 556. Grade: aVF.
Comments: Agrippa was the maternal grandfather of Caligula. For more information, read the "Gaius (Caligula)" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Agrippa see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.