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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1972.246
People
Claudius, Roman (Lyon, Gaul r. 41 - 54 CE)
Title
Aureus of Claudius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
51-52 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/195977
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
7.67 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
aureus
Date on Object
TR P XI; COS V
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG PM TR P XI IMP PP COS V
  • Reverse Inscription: PACI AVGVSTAE
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 61 p. 124
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Frederick M. Watkins
Accession Year
1972
Object Number
1972.246
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Claudius r.; around, TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG P M TR P XI IMP P P COS V. (line above XI and V to denote numerals)
Rev.: Pax-Nemesis, winged, advancing r., l. hand holding winged caduceus pointing down at snake, r. holding out fold of drapery below chin; around, PACI AVGVSTAE.
Publication History

The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973)

Exhibition History

The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/1973 - 03/14/1973

Subjects and Contexts

Ancient Coins

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