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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0956
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Claudius; Drusus I; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  c. 50
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  3.45
Weight (g):  29.02
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3539. Bought A. H. Baldwin 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Nero Claudius Drusus head, bare, l. Reverse: Claudius, bare-headed and togate, seated l. on curule chair, r. holding out branch; miscellaneous weapons and armour lying around; S C in exergue

Inscriptions:  Obverse: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP (Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus, Emperor). Reverse: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR · AVG P M TR P IMP · P · P · (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus, great priest, tribune of the people, Emperor, father of the country).

Bibliography:  RIC 1/2 109

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Claudius
Roman
10 BC
54
Drusus I
Roman
38 BC
9 BC
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