Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Claudius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 43–48


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.18 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.305

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Claudius to left.
TICLAVDCAESAR AVGG[ERPMTRP]
Reverse: Claudius driving guadriga to right.
In ex.: DEBRITANNIS

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 7006); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour