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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0946
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. 50
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  3.55
Weight (g):  28.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3503. Bought G. Fallani, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, r. wearing laurel. Reverse: inscription either side of axis on clockwise axis, S C in exergue, Spes, draped, advancing l., r. holding flower, l. raising skirt.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: 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). Reverse: SPES AVGVSTA (Imperial hope).

Bibliography:  RIC 1/2 115

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Claudius
Roman
10 BC
54
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