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Name:  Claudius
Brief biography:  Fourth Roman Emperor whose reign saw the conquest of Britannia.
Nationality:  Roman
Occupation:  Emperor
Date of birth:  10 BC
Place of birth:  Lyons
Period of rule:  41-54
Date of death:  54
Place of death:  Rome

Claudius was the fourth Roman Emperor after his great-uncle Augustus, uncle Tiberius and nephew Caligula. His reign saw the conquest of Britannia and further centralisation of power. Popularly, he was most noted for his limp, stammer and unfortunate choice of wives. His coins emphasised his family ties. Claudian coins were issued in the names of his mother Antonia, father Drusus, deified grandmother Livia, brother Germanicus, sister-in-law Agrippina major, nephew and adoptive son Nero, and wives Messalina and Agrippina. minor.

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Denarius
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Denarius
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Didrachma
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Hemidrachm
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Quadran
Claudius; Rome
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Sestertius
Claudius; Rome
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Claudius; Agrippina major; Rome
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Claudius; Drusus I; Rome
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