Caesarea Panias RARE Poppaea and Claudia of Nero by Agrippa II, VF

Ancient Coins - Caesarea Panias RARE Poppaea and Claudia of Nero by Agrippa II, VF
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POPPAEA SABINA AND CLAUDIA, CAESAREA PANEAS

RPC 4846, Hendin 578,�TJC 354,�VF��bold strike,�circa 63 - 68 C.E., 19.9mm, 5.53 grams.

This RARE coin�is the only coin ever issued in the name of Claudia, Nero's daughter, who died in infancy 63 C.E. Poppaea is described as a "god fearer" by Josephus. In fact she interceded with Nero several times on behalf of the Judaeans. It is logical that Agrippa a Jewish king would want to show her honor.

 

 

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