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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.40.6
People
Claudius, Roman (Lyon, Gaul r. 41 - 54 CE)
Title
As of Claudius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
50(?)-54 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/192368
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10.04 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
as
Date on Object
P P
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse: TI CLAVDIVS CAES[AR] AVG PM TR P IMP P P
  • inscription: reverse: LIBERTAS AVGVSTA
    l. up, r. down
  • Obverse Inscription: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P
  • Reverse Inscription: LIBERTAS AVGVSTA S C
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 113 p. 130; BMC 202-205
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from Harvard College Library
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.40.6
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Claudius l.; around, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P.
Rev.: Libertas, draped, standing facing, head r., r. hand holding pileus, l. extended; to l. and r., S-C; around, LIBERTAS AVGVSTA.

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