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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.186
People
Claudius, Roman (Lyon, Gaul r. 41 - 54 CE)
Title
Sestertius of Claudius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
50(?)-54 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186227
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
24.56 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
sestertius
Date on Object
P P
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P
  • Reverse Inscription: EX S C P P OB CIVES SERVATOS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 112 p. 130
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.115.186
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Claudius r.; around, TI [CLAVDIVS CAES]AR AVG P M TR P IMP P P.
Rev.: EX S C | P P | OB CIVES | SERVATOS in oak-wreath.

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