Denarius (fourré) with head of Claudius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 51–52


Mint: Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.84 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

12.525

Medium or Technique

Silver (plated)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Claudius, laureate, right.
TICL [AVDCAESAR] AVGPMTRPXIIMPPPCOSV
Reverse: Female figure (Nemesis), winged, draped, advancing right, holding in left hand winged caduceus pointed downwards at snake gliding right; left arm bent upwards; with right hand she pulls out a fold of her robe below the neck.
PACI AVGVSTAE

Provenance

By date uknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; June 6, 1912: gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark