TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P, Head of Claudius, bare, left
CONSTANTIAE AVGSTI, Female figure (Constantia), helmeted, in military dress, standing left, raising right hand and holding long spear in left hand; S C, large, left and right in field
28.40mm, 9.0g, 5h
porous, otherwise near VF; attractive grey surfaces
Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus was Emperor of Rome from 41 to 54 AD. The first Roman Emperor born outside Italy he suffered from a limp and slight deafness. Despite this, he proved a capable Emperor. At age 63, he died in 54 AD, possibly at his wife's hands, and was succeeded by his adopted son Nero as Emperor.