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Contributor: Teresa Darling.
Issuer: MESSALINA, minted by Claudius, AD 41-54. Provincial Issue, Egypt, AR Tetradrachm (10.1 grams, 23.33 mm).
Obverse: Greek legend: Head of Claudius to the right. Year 3 (LG).
Reverse: Greek legend, Messalina standing left.
Reference: Curtis 14-1. Grade: aVF/F+.
Comments: For more information, read the "Claudius" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Messalina see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.