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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.100.108
People
Claudius, Roman (Lyon, Gaul r. 41 - 54 CE)
Title
Diobol of Alexandria under Claudius
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
50/51 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Alexandria (Egypt)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170119
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.51 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
diobol
Date on Object
LIA = Year 11
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: TIB KɅAV KAI CɛBAC ΓɛPMA
  • Reverse Inscription: AVTOKPA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RPC I 5174; Milne 119, Dattari 141
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.100.108
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Claudius, r., laureate.
Rev.: Winged caduceus with four ears of grain on each side.

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