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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0947
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Claudius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  c. 49-50
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  3.70
Weight (g):  23.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3128. Bought A. H. Bladwin 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, r. wearing laurel. Reverse: Spes, draped, advancing l., r. holding flower, l. raising skirt; S C in exergue

Inscriptions:  Obverse: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG Γ ... TR P IMΓ (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus, great priest, tribune of the people, Emperor). Reverse: SPES AVGVSTA (Imperial hope).

Bibliography:  RIC 1/2 99

Notes:  Obv. Countermarked - PRO to l. of head, IMP r. of neck, Nijmingen? Clipped to bottom r. of obv. Weighs less than normal sestersius.

3 Related People

Claudius
Roman
10 BC
54
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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