Sestertius with head of Claudius
Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 28.58 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Claudius, right, laureate.
Reverse: Nero Drusus on horseback flanked by trophies on top of triumphal arch.
NEROCLAVDIVSDRVSVSGERMANIMP in field: S C
By date unknown: L. P. G. Messenger Collection; by date unknown: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W. 1 (Glendining auction of the Messenger Collection, November 21, 1951, lot 111/8); by date unknown in the 1950s: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; November 17, 1982: gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule