Dupondius with bust of Claudius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 41–50


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2004.1338

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Claudius left.
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Reverse: Minerva to right, shield on left arm, javelin in raised right hand.
In field: S C

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse