Sestertius with bust of Britannicus, struck under Claudius
about A.D. 51–54
Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 22.50 gm. Die Axis: 3
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Draped bust of Britannicus to left.
Reverse: Mars walking left, spear in right hand, shield on left arm.
In field: S C
By about 1950: with Sergé Boutin, Paris (said to have been acquired from Deblain in Nice who had bought it from a local archaeologist); July, 1950: purchased from Sergé Boutin by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 17, 1986
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule