Coin of Corinth with bust of Claudius, struck under Licinius and Octavius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 42–46


Mint: Achaea: Peloponnese, Corinth

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.374

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Claudius to right.
TI.CLAVD.CAES AR.AVG.P.P
Reverse: Hexastyle temple, on Acrocorinth.
In field: ITER IIVIR Around: OCTAVIO LICIN[IO] (l. to r.)
Below: COR

(note that some letters are unclear)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour