Cistophorus with head of Claudius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 51


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 011.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.75 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

61.1194

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Claudius, laureate, right.
TI.CLAVDCAESAR.AVG.P.M.TR.P.X (line above X) IMP.XIIX (line above)
Reverse: Bust of Agrippina, draped, right.
 AGRIPPINAAVGVSTA.CAESARIS.AVG

Provenance

By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XVII, no. 80); December 13, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 115.-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour