Aureus with bust of Claudius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 49–50


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.63 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

1975.793

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Claudius to right.
TICLAVDCAESAR.AVG.P.M.TR.P.VIII.IMP.XVI
Reverse: Pax Nemesis right, caduceus in left hand. Snake rearing up at right.
PACI AVGVSTAE

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour