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Claudius, 41-54 AD, Ae As, Constantia, struck 42 AD

65.00 AUD

Origin:
Rome mint
Authority:
Claudius
Denomination:
AE As
Composition:
Copper
Date:
42 AD
Obverse:
TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P, Head of Claudius, bare, left
Reverse:
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
Size:
28.40mm, 9.0g, 5h
Grade:
porous, otherwise near VF; attractive grey surfaces
Reference:
RIC I 111; BMCRE I 199-201; Cohen 14; SRCV I 1857
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.
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