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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0942
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Claudius; Rome
Denomination:  Aureus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 41-42
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  7.44
Provenance:  Haines 3472. Bought A. H. Baldwin 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, r. wearing laurel. Reverse: inscription on the top of battlemented wall enclosing praetorian camp in which solder stands, spear in r., with aquila in front of him; behind, a pediment with fortified flanking walls.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: TI CLAVD · CAESAR · AVG · P · M · TR · P (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus, great priest, tribune of the people). Reverse: IMPER RECEPT (The Emperor returns).

Bibliography:  RIC 1/2 7

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Claudius
Roman
10 BC
54
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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